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Historical Events In May - 20

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

1942  US Navy first permitted black recruits to serve on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  US Navy 1st permitted black recruits to serve on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history french, British & US victory parade in Tunis Tunisia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history failed assassination attempt made on Hitler by his own officers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  US Communist Party dissolves on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Keith Miller scores 105 in the first Victory Test Cricket at Lord's on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Keith Miller scores 105 in the 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  The birth of Cher, American actress on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history cubs Claude Passeau makes his 1st error since September 21, 1941, ending pitcher's fielding record of 273 consecutive errorless chances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  The first use of Israeli Air Force & first war victory, defeating Syrian army on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1948  On this day in history 1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On May - 20 jordan government of Samir resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history andre Eugene Maurice Charlot, actor (Summer Storm), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history ford wins battle with Chrysler to call its new car "Falcon"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Japanese-Americans regain their citizenship on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Shah of Persia visits Netherlands on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Mauritania adopts constitution on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history white mob attacks "Freedom Riders" in Montgomery AL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Sukarno appointed President of Indonesia on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On May - 20 buster Mathis defeats Joe Frazier to qualify for US Olympic team  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On May - 20 pakistani Boeing 720-B crashes at Cairo Egypt, killing 121  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Yorkshire all out for 23 vs Hampshire at Middlesbrough on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  10,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On May - 20 bBC bans Beatle's "A Day in the Life" (drug references)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On May - 20 albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  US troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history 100,000 march in New York supporting US policies in Vietnam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

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1315  On May - 20 birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On May - 20 birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On this day in history birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On this day in history birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  On May - 20 death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  Death of Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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