Historical Events In November - 20
Friday, 14 August 2020
1936 On November - 20 jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed
1938 Documented anti-Semitic remarks are heard over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on this day in history.
1938 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on this day in history.
1939 Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1940 On November - 20 hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis.
1940 German air raid on Birmingham fails on this day in history.
1941 On November - 20 adm Nomura & Kurusu hands over Japanese last diplomatic note
1942 On this day in history operation Galvanic, under command of Vice Admiral Raymond Spruance, lands Navy, Marine, and Army forces on Tarawa and Makin.
1942 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski on November - 20.
1943 US forces land on Tarawa and Makin Atoll in the Gilbert Island on this day in history.
1943 On November - 20 u-538 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1944 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines) on November - 20.
1944 On November - 20 sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
1945 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany on this day in history.
1945 The International Military Tribunal begins trying German war criminals at Nuremberg on November - 20.
1945 The Nuremburg war crimes tribunal begins hearings with 24 Nazi leaders, including Hess and Goering, on trial on November - 20.
1946 Lillian Hellman's "Another Part of the Forest," premieres in NYC on November - 20.
1947 "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC on this day in history.
1947 On November - 20 britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten
1947 The first permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (The New Jersey) on November - 20.
1947 UN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps on this day in history.
1948 US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record) on November - 20.
1949 On this day in history jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000
1950 In the Korean war advancing allied troops reach the Manchurian Chinese border on this day in history.
1950 Francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84 on November - 20.
1951 Snowdonia becomes a National Park on November - 20.
1952 On November - 20 cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP
1952 Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1953 Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, first to break Mach 2 (1300 MPH) on November - 20.
1953 On November - 20 scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, 1st to break Mach 2 (1,300 MPH)
1954 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ
1957 Newly appointed Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy, while testifing before Congress said that he would set up an agency to manage all defense research. Despite objections by some of the military, the research agency, known as ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was created in early 1958. ARPA developed ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1969 on this day in history.
1957 Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.