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 This day in History - December 20
371 Historic Events for December 20
1956

Montgomery, Ala, removed race-based seat assignments on its buses

Event
1956

Blanche Baker, NYC, actress/Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard)

Birth
1956

Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra

Event
1957

Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service

Event
1957

Mike Watt, US bassist (Rockband Firehose)

Birth
1957

Billy Bragg, singer/songwriter

Birth
1957

Anita Baker, [Ward], Detroit Mi, vocalist (Rapture)

Birth
1958

Billy Bragg, British rocker (It Says Here, Ideology)

Birth
1959

Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India v Australia at Kanpur

Event
1959

David Lutz, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1960

John Fitzgerald, Australia, tennis star

Birth
1960

Piet Keur, Dutch soccer player/trainer, (SC Heerenveen, AZ)

Birth
1960

Auschwitz-commandant Richard B„r arrested in German FR

Event
1960

Carolyn Seaward, Devonshire England, Miss United Kingdom (1979)

Birth
1961

Bonnie Marino, Cleveland Oh, playmate (Jun, 1990)

Birth
1961

Nate Newton, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)

Birth
1961

Moss Heart, US dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57

Death
1961

Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (SD Chargers)

Birth
1962

Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer, dies at 75

Death
1962

D Sjostakovitz opera "Katerina Ismailova," premieres in Moscow

Event
1962

Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer, dies at 68

Death
1962

Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1962

Osmond brothers debut on Andy Williams Show

Event
1963

Massemba-Debate elected pres of Congo-Brazzaville

Event
1963

Paul Constantinescu, composer, dies at 54

Death