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Historical Events In May - 20

Thursday, 19 September 2019

1970  2 die in a NYC subway accident on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  The Beatles' "Let it Be" movie premieres in UK on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Pentagon reports blacks constitute 11% of US soldiers in SE Asia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 20 "Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Cameroon becomes a republic as their constitution is ratified on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 20 cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  25th Emmy Awards Waltons, All in the Family & Mary Tyler Moore win on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family & Mary Tyler Moore win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1974  Soyuz 14 returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On May - 20 barbara Hepworth, sculptor, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  3 PFLP members kill a cop near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris France on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history uS launches Pioneer Venus 1; produces first global radar map of Venus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 20 710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls NY) are evacuated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Drummer Peter Criss quits Kiss on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Fire in nursing home in Kingston Jamaica, kills 157 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 20 in a referendum, 59.5% of Québec voters reject separatism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history peter Criss quits as drummer for the rock band Kiss  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On May - 20 michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On May - 20 peter Bull, British actor (Dr Doolittle), dies of a heart attack at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On May - 20 dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  FBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history uS began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Christy Fichtner, 23, (Texas), crowned 35th Miss USA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration airs on CBS-tv on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Bernard Naylor, composer, dies at 78 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1470  On this day in history birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On May - 20 birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On this day in history birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on this day in history.  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  On this day in history death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On this day in history peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on May - 20.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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