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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1916

Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter

Birth
1916

Judy Canova, Jacksonville Fla, comedienne/actress (Cannonball)

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1917

Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)

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1917

Pam Henningen, [Cornelia CP Ingenegeren], Indonesian/Dutch dancer

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1917

1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines)

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1917

Ukrainian Republic declared

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1917

Robert C Byrd, (Sen-D-WV, 1959- )/majority leader

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1917

Max Georg Baumann, composer

Birth
1918

Dora Ratjen, Germany, man possing as woman high jumper (Oly-4th-1936)

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1919

1st municipally owned airport in US opens (Tucson Az)

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1919

Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician

Birth
1919

Evelyn Keyes, Port Arthur TX, actress (Adventure of Martin Eden)

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1919

John McCarthy, composer

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1919

Dulcie Gray, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, actress (Mine Own Executioner)

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1920

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson

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1920

Gene Tierney, Bkln, actress (Laura, Razor's Edge, Ghost and Mrs Muir)

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1920

Douglas Dick, Charlestown WV, actor (Carl-Waterfront)

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1920

Armin Schibler, composer

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1921

Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Ft Worth)

Birth
1922

Zo‰ Akins' "Texas Nightingale," premieres in NYC

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1923

Garrett Morgan invents and patents traffic signal

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1923

Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)

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1923

Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991)

Birth
1924

Benoit Mandelbrot, Warsaw Poland, mathematician (proved Zipf's law)

Birth
1925

Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80

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