Historical Events In November - 20
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1916 On this day in history ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
1917 Lt. Harcus Strahan (The Fort Garry Horse - Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Masnières, France on this day in history.
1917 Ukrainian Republic declared on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history uSS Kanawha, Noma and Wakiva sink German sub off France.
1917 On this day in history 1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines)
1917 Max Georg Baumann, composer on this day in history.
1918 On November - 20 by order in Council P.C. 2854 the management of the Canadian Government Railways is entrusted to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Northern Railway Co. On the same day the Government takes over the Canadian Northern Railway and appoints a new Board of Directors.
1918 On this day in history dora Ratjen, Germany, man possing as woman high jumper (Oly-4th-1936)
1919 First municipally owned airport in US opens in Tucson, Az on November - 20.
1919 On this day in history 1st municipally owned airport in US opens (Tucson Az)
1919 On this day in history dulcie Gray, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, actress (Mine Own Executioner)
1920 On this day in history nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson
1920 On November - 20 armin Schibler, composer
1921 Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Ft Worth) on November - 20.
1922 On November - 20 zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale," premieres in NYC
1923 On this day in history garrett Morgan invents & patents traffic signal
1923 On this day in history beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
1924 Benoit Mandelbrot, Warsaw Poland, mathematician (proved Zipf's law) on November - 20.
1925 American politician Robert F. Kennedy is born on November - 20.
1925 Queen Alexandra, widow of King Edward VII and mother of King George V dies in England on this day in history.
1925 The birth of Maya Plisetskaya, Russian Ballerina on November - 20.
1925 The birth of Robert Kennedy, American politician on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
1925 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1927 On November - 20 karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56
1928 On November - 20 boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0
1929 On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Goldbergs" on US radio
1931 On November - 20 commercial teletype service begins
1931 On this day in history the first commercial teletype service was inaugurated on this day
1931 Commercial teletype service begins (AT&T) on November - 20.
1932 On this day in history earthquake at Uden Netherlands
1933 Navy crew (LCDR Thomas G. W. Settle, USN, and MAJ Chester I. Fordney, USMC) sets a world altitude record in balloon (62,237 ft.) in flight into stratosphere on this day in history.
1934 Eiji Sawamura, 17, gives up 1 hit, Lou Gehrig's HR, Japan beats US 1-0 on November - 20.
1936 Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange is killed by a republican execution squad on this day in history.