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Historical Events In May - 20

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

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

1970  On this day in history the Beatles' "Let it Be" movie premieres in UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1972  On May - 20 "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Cameroon becomes a republic as their constitution is ratified on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1972  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 20 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 May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Barbara Hepworth, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history 710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls NY) are evacuated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Drummer Peter Criss quits Kiss on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1980  In a referendum, 59.5% of Québec voters reject separatism on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 20 peter Criss quits as drummer for the rock band Kiss  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history peter Bull, British actor (Dr Doolittle), dies of a heart attack at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1985  Israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On May - 20 larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  US began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1986  On May - 20 christy Fichtner, 23, (Texas), crowned 35th Miss USA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration airs on CBS-tv  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Bernard Naylor, composer, dies at 78 on May - 20.  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  On this day in history birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1537  On this day in history 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  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on this day in history.  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  On May - 20 john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  On May - 20 death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1471  On May - 20 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 May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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