Historical Events In November - 20
Friday, 07 August 2020
1916 On November - 20 ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
1917 On this day in history lt. Harcus Strahan (The Fort Garry Horse - Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Masnières, France
1917 Ukrainian Republic declared on this day in history.
1917 On November - 20 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 November - 20.
1918 On this day in history 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 Dora Ratjen, Germany, man possing as woman high jumper (Oly-4th-1936) on November - 20.
1919 First municipally owned airport in US opens in Tucson, Az on November - 20.
1919 On November - 20 1st municipally owned airport in US opens (Tucson Az)
1919 Dulcie Gray, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, actress (Mine Own Executioner) on November - 20.
1920 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history armin Schibler, composer
1921 Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Ft Worth) on this day in history.
1922 On November - 20 zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale," premieres in NYC
1923 Garrett Morgan invents & patents traffic signal on November - 20.
1923 On November - 20 beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
1924 Benoit Mandelbrot, Warsaw Poland, mathematician (proved Zipf's law) on this day in history.
1925 On November - 20 american politician Robert F. Kennedy is born
1925 On this day in history queen Alexandra, widow of King Edward VII and mother of King George V dies in England
1925 The birth of Maya Plisetskaya, Russian Ballerina on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history the birth of Robert Kennedy, American politician
1925 On November - 20 judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
1925 On this day in history alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
1927 Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1928 Boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0 on this day in history.
1929 1st broadcast of "Goldbergs" on US radio on this day in history.
1931 Commercial teletype service begins on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history the first commercial teletype service was inaugurated on this day
1931 Commercial teletype service begins (AT&T) on this day in history.
1932 On November - 20 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 November - 20.
1934 Eiji Sawamura, 17, gives up 1 hit, Lou Gehrig's HR, Japan beats US 1-0 on this day in history.
1936 On November - 20 jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange is killed by a republican execution squad.