Historical Events In November - 20
Saturday, 19 June 2021
1936 On this day in history jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed
1938 On November - 20 documented anti-Semitic remarks are heard over US radio (by Father Coughlin)
1938 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on this day in history.
1939 On November - 20 marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72
1940 On November - 20 hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis.
1940 German air raid on Birmingham fails on November - 20.
1941 Adm Nomura & Kurusu hands over Japanese last diplomatic note on this day in history.
1942 On November - 20 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 this day in history u-538 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1944 On November - 20 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
1944 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 on November - 20.
1945 On this day in history 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
1945 On November - 20 the International Military Tribunal begins trying German war criminals at Nuremberg
1945 The Nuremburg war crimes tribunal begins hearings with 24 Nazi leaders, including Hess and Goering, on trial on this day in history.
1946 On November - 20 lillian Hellman's "Another Part of the Forest," premieres in NYC
1947 On November - 20 "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC
1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten on November - 20.
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 November - 20.
1948 On this day in history uS balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
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 November - 20.
1950 Francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84 on November - 20.
1951 On November - 20 snowdonia becomes a National Park
1952 Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86
1953 Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, first to break Mach 2 (1300 MPH) on November - 20.
1953 Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, 1st to break Mach 2 (1,300 MPH) on November - 20.
1954 On this day in history kTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 On November - 20 kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ
1957 On this day in history 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.
1957 On November - 20 weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46