Historical Events In November - 20
Monday, 25 January 2021
1959 The all-new 105E Anglia was introduced in the United States--the first British Ford to be marketed to Americans on a large scale on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history uN adopts the declaration of children's rights
1960 Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies on November - 20.
1962 On this day in history president John F. Kennedy lifts the Blockade of Cuba.
1962 Jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies on November - 20.
1964 On this day in history john Tasker Howard, composer, dies at 73
1968 On November - 20 cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
1973 On this day in history allan Sherman, parodist (Camp Granada, Harvey & Sheila), dies at 48
1975 Francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Span dictator (1936-75), dies at 82 on November - 20.
1976 George Harrison appears on Saturday Night Live on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history egyptian President Sadat became first Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset
1977 Maxie Wander, writer, dies on this day in history.
1978 A satellite system for transmitting newspaper content was dedicated on this day in 1978. The system transmitted The Wall Street Journal from where it was typeset in Massachusetts to Orlando, Florida, at a rate of 3.5 minutes per page on this day in history.
1980 Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight on this day in history.
1980 UA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting on this day in history.
1981 Anatoly Karpov, USSR retains world chess championship on this day in history.
1981 On November - 20 ringo releases "Stop and Smell the Roses" album
1983 On this day in history 100 million watch ABC-TV movie "The Day After," about nuclear war
1983 Marcel Dalio, actor (Casablanca), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1984 Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1985 Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65 on November - 20.
1986 UN's WHO announces first global effort to combat AIDS on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history lynn Bari, actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law), dies at 71
1990 Chief Justice Bertha Wilson (Supreme Court of Cda.) announces her retirement after 9 years on November - 20.
1990 On this day in history layne Halls of Silver Creek, New York, died at the age of 105, according to his death certificate. Halls had the distinction of being the oldest licensed driver in the United States at the time
1990 On November - 20 thatcher fails to defeat Heseltine's bid for party leadership
1991 On November - 20 gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies
1992 On this day in history john Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
1993 On this day in history christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
1994 On this day in history john Lucarotti, scriptwriter, dies at 68
1995 On this day in history ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist, dies at 50
1996 Bert Geoffrey Achong, electron microscopist, dies at 67 on November - 20.
1997 On November - 20 gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana
1998 Okanagan Valley Railway commences operation over the former CP line between Sicamous and Kelowna, BC (including running rights over the CN between Vernon and Kelowna). The formal handing over ceremony took place on January 15, 1999 on November - 20.