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 This day in History - October 20
417 Historic Events for October 20
1934

Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer

Birth
1934

Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)

Birth
1934

Timothy West, Yorkshire England, actor (Masada)

Birth
1934

Martin Landau, actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood)

Birth
1935

Hank Greenberg is named AL MVP by the BBWAA, Wes Ferrell is runner-up

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1935

Anti-fascist People front forms in Brussels

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1935

Mao Tse Tung and his Communist forces ended their "Long March" at Yan'an, in Shaanxi China

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1935

400,000 demonstrators against fascism in Madrid

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1935

Jerry Ohrbach, Bronx NY, actor (Law and Order, Dirty Dancing)

Birth
1936

Carl Hubbell, 26-6, edges out Dizzy Dean, 24-13, for MVP honors in NL

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1936

Larry Mowry, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior)

Birth
1936

Spanish govt moves to Barcelona

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1937

Wanda Jackson, Maud Okla, country singer (Let's Have a Party)

Birth
1937

Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)

Birth
1939

Jay Siegel, Bkln, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)

Birth
1939

Raymond Jones, rocker

Birth
1939

"All the Things You Are" recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orch

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1939

Pope Pius XII publishes his 1st encyclical Summi pontificatus

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1940

Greenhouse rationing begins in Netherlands

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1940

Cheese rationed in Netherlands

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1941

Ken Farnes (WWII) 15 Tests for England, cricketer (60 wickets), dies

Death
1941

Bob Panasik, Windsor Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Canadian TPC)

Birth
1941

Nazi occupiers murder 500 inhabitants of Kragujevac Serbia

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1942

May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84

Death
1942

"Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations

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