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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1956

Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)

Birth
1956

Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut

Birth
1957

James Brown, British reggae singer/drummer (UB40-Red Red Wine)

Birth
1957

Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers," premieres in NYC

Event
1957

Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46

Death
1959

Sean Young, Louisville Ky, actress (Dune, Young Doctor in Love)

Birth
1959

UN adopts Universal Declaration of Children's Rights

Event
1959

WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal

Event
1960

Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies

Death
1961

WPLG TV channel 10 in Miami, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1962

Steve Alexander, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)

Birth
1962

Jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies

Death
1962

Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP

Event
1962

USSR agrees to remove bombers from Cuba, and US lifts blockade

Event
1964

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 9th/10th String Quartet premiers in Moscow

Event
1964

Ned Vaughn, actor (The Rescuer)

Birth
1964

John Maclean, Oshawa, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)

Birth
1964

John Tasker Howard, composer, dies at 73

Death
1965

WCNY TV channel 24 in Syracuse, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1965

UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia

Event
1965

Andrew Stewart, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1965

Mike D[iamond], NYC, rap vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)

Birth
1965

Gabriā€°lla VM Elisabeth, queen of the Belgians, dies at 89

Death
1965

"Pickwick" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 56 performances

Event
1966

Men in Zurich vote against female suffrage

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