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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1871

William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher/educator

Birth
1873

Daniel Gregory Mason, Brookline Mass, composer (Chanticker)

Birth
1873

Rival cities of Buda and Pest unite to form the capital of Hungary

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1873

Willem Ro‰ll, Dutch general/founder (Ordedienst)

Birth
1879

Franz Pfemfert, writer

Birth
1882

Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer, dies at 62

Death
1884

Norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48)

Birth
1886

Karl von Frisch, zoologist/bee expert (Nobel 1973)

Birth
1887

Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont and Receiver), dies at 77

Death
1888

William Bundy patents timecard clock

Event
1889

Gustav Mahlers 1st Symphony

Event
1889

Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift)

Birth
1890

Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter

Birth
1890

Robert Armstrong, Saginaw MI, actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong)

Birth
1890

Pope Leo XIII encyclical On slavery in missions

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1891

Leon Cadore, pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game)

Birth
1891

Reginald Denny Richmond England, actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)

Birth
1892

James B Collip, Canadian biochemist/physiologist (insulin)

Birth
1894

Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64

Death
1894

US intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua

Event
1894

Carl Mayer, Graz, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise)

Birth
1896

Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer

Birth
1897

Margaret Sutherland, composer

Birth
1897

Lores Bonney, aviator

Birth
1898

John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway), dies

Death