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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1936

Jos‚ A Primo de Rivera y Sa‚nz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed

Death
1937

Eero M„ntyranta, Finland, nordic ski relay (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1937

Jack Linkletter, SF Calif, TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny)

Birth
1937

Ruth Laredo (n‚e Meckler), Detroit, Mich, concert pianist

Birth
1938

Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)

Birth
1938

1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin)

Event
1939

Dick Smothers, NYC, comedian (Smother Brothers' Show)

Birth
1939

Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72

Death
1940

Bob Einstein, LA Calif, comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne)

Birth
1940

Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)

Birth
1940

Hungary joins 3 Power pact

Event
1940

German air raid on Birmingham fails

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1941

Gary Karr, LA Calif, double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic)

Birth
1941

German Q/pirate ship Kormoran sinks near Australia

Event
1941

Adm Nomura and Kurusu hands over Japanese last diplomatic note

Event
1942

Hitler names fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein becomes commanding

Event
1942

Soviet army offensive, 1 million Russians breach German lines

Event
1942

NHL abolishes regular season OT until WW II is over

Event
1942

British 8th Army recaptures Benghazi, Libya

Event
1942

26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski

Event
1942

Meredith Monk, Lima Peru, choreographer-composer-performing artist

Birth
1942

Joseph R Biden Jr, (Sen-D-DE, 1973- )

Birth
1942

Norman Greenbaum, Mass, folk singer (Spirit in the Sky)

Birth
1943

Lindsay Thomas, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- )

Birth
1943

Meredith Monk, composer

Birth