Historical Events In November - 20
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1936 Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed on this day in history.
1938 Documented anti-Semitic remarks are heard over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on November - 20.
1938 On November - 20 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin)
1939 On November - 20 marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72
1940 On November - 20 hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis.
1940 On this day in history german air raid on Birmingham fails
1941 On this day in history adm Nomura & Kurusu hands over Japanese last diplomatic note
1942 On November - 20 operation Galvanic, under command of Vice Admiral Raymond Spruance, lands Navy, Marine, and Army forces on Tarawa and Makin.
1942 On November - 20 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski
1943 On November - 20 uS forces land on Tarawa and Makin Atoll in the Gilbert Island
1943 On November - 20 u-538 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1944 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines) on November - 20.
1944 On this day in history sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
1945 On this day in history 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
1945 On this day in history 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 "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 On this day in history uN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps
1948 On this day in history uS balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
1949 On November - 20 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 On November - 20 francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84
1951 Snowdonia becomes a National Park on November - 20.
1952 Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP on November - 20.
1952 On November - 20 benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86
1953 On November - 20 scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, first to break Mach 2 (1300 MPH)
1953 Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, 1st to break Mach 2 (1,300 MPH) on this day in history.
1954 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on November - 20.
1955 Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ on this day in history.
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 November - 20.
1957 Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 on November - 20.