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Thursday, 19 September 2019

1987  Götenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF & Harley Race for trademark name "king" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  China declares martial law in Beijing on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 20 toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Walter McConnel, 57, is oldest to reach 27,000' Mount Everest top on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history an estimated 2 million people across China protest Martial Law  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Hubble Space Telescope sends first photograph's from space on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  The Hubble Space Telescope sends its first photographs back to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On May - 20 chicago Bull Michael Jordan, named NBA's MVP  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1991  Soviet parliament approves law allowing citizens to travel abroad on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On May - 20 the Soviet government begins allowing citizens to leave the country if they wished  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Julian Orbon De Soto, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On May - 20 fC Barcelona wins 373 Europe Cup 1 at London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On May - 20 india launches its first satellite independently  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history rap singer raps 597 syllables in 55.12 seconds  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history roger Keith Coleman, American convict  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  10 meter meteor comes within 150,000 km of Earth (1993KA) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 20 274th & final "Cheers" on NBC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 20 ukraine Premier Leonid Koetsjma resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 20 max Klein, inventor (paint by numbers), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On May - 20 dallas Pratt, collector, dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  CBS News fires co-anchor Connie Chung on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On May - 20 eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  Finland's Lordi wins the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest held in Athens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Clashes in Tripoli, Lebanon, spark the 2007 Lebanon conflict on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum makes the largest single charitable donation in modern history, committing €7.41 billion to an educational foundation in the Middle East on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2010  Five paintings worth €100 million are stolen from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2010  Scientists announce that they have created a functional synthetic genome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On May - 20 tomislav Nikolić elected president of Serbia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history 133 people are killed and 283 are injured in a continued wave of insurgency in Iraq  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  142nd Preakness Stakes: Javier Castellano aboard Cloud Computing wins in 1 minute 55.98 seconds on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  On May - 20 death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  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 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 May - 20.  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 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 this day in history.  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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