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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1899

Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer

Birth
1899

Carl A E Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish translator, dies at 63

Death
1900

Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy)

Birth
1900

Peter S Kíyer, Danish painter/sculptor/graphic artist, dies at 49

Death
1901

Opera "Gris‚lidis" is produced (Paris)

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1902

Wolfgang Kunkel, German law historian

Birth
1902

Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange create Tour de France bicycle race

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1904

Alexandra Danilova, ballet great

Birth
1906

George Bernard Shaws "Doctor's Dilemma," premieres in London

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1907

Henri-Georges Clouzot, France, director (Le salaire de la peur)

Birth
1907

Fran Allison, LaPorte City Iowa, actress (Kukla, Fran and Ollie)

Birth
1908

Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)

Birth
1909

Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74)

Birth
1909

Jack Williams of Ottawa Rough Riders kicks 9 singles in a game

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1910

Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (Anna Karenina), dies at 82 [NS]

Death
1910

Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero

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1910

Pauli Murray, famous African

Birth
1911

Jean Shiley, US, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1932)

Birth
1911

Gustav Mahlers "Tie Song of the Erde" premieres in Munich

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1914

Emilio Pucci, Naples, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954)

Birth
1914

US State Department starts requiring photographs for passports

Event
1915

Kon Ichikawa, Japan, director (Matatabi, Money Talks)

Birth
1915

7th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Rowing, 13-7

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1916

Robert A Bruce, MD, pioneer (exercise cardiology)

Birth
1916

William John Elwyn Davies, painter

Birth