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 This day in History - October 20
417 Historic Events for October 20
1968

"Her 1st Roman" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 17 perfs

Event
1968

Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis

Event
1968

Mamo Wolde wins 16th Olympic marathon (2:20:26.4)

Event
1968

Raymond Biggs, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)

Birth
1968

Carol Mann wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

Event
1969

Juan Gonzalez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1969

Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star

Birth
1969

Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

Birth
1969

Herman Moore, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1969

WKYH (now WYMT) TV channel 57 in Hazard, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1970

Tiffany, [Renee Darwisch], rocker (I Think We're Alone Now)

Birth
1970

Shane George, cricketer (S Australian fast bowler, Shield debut at 17)

Birth
1970

Sander Boschke, soccer player (FC Twente)

Birth
1970

Ralph Dawkins, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1970

Greg Primus, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)

Birth
1970

American Norman Borlaug awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1970

Zond 8 Launch (Moon Orbit and Return)

Event
1970

Patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44

Death
1971

Eddie Jones, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers)

Birth
1971

Kimberly Po, LA Calif, tennis star (1991 Futures-Evansville IN)

Birth
1971

Snoop Doggy Dogg, [Calvin Broadus], rap singer

Birth
1971

Dannii Minogue, Melbourne Australia, singer, sister of Kylie Minogue

Birth
1971

"Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death" opens at Barrymore for 325 per

Event
1971

West German Chancellor Willy Brandt is awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1972

Harlow Shapley, astronomer (Sun's position in galaxy), dies at 86

Death