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 This day in History - December 20
371 Historic Events for December 20
1975

William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax), dies at 61

Death
1975

Vincent Lopez, orch leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76

Death
1975

Joe Walsh recruited to join Eagles

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1975

Pope Paul VI named J Willebrands archbishop of Utrecht

Event
1976

Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chicago), dies at 74

Death
1976

Walter Fitzgerald, actor (Adv of Sadie, Fallen Idol), dies at 80

Death
1976

"Music Is" opens at St James Theater NYC for 8 performances

Event
1976

Israel's PM Yitzhak Rabin resigns

Event
1977

RAF -terrorist Knut Folkerts sentenced to 20 years

Event
1977

1st Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut

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1978

H R Haldeman, Nixon's White House chief of staff released from jail

Event
1980

NBC broadcasts NY Jets' 24-17 win over Dolphins without audio

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1980

USSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin

Event
1981

Harry Krieger/Tom Eyen's musical "Dreamgirls," premieres in NYC

Event
1981

Doug Small (Winnipeg Jets) ties NHL record scoring at 5 second mark

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1981

Browns set team records for most fumbles (9) and most turnovers (10)

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1981

"Dreamgirls" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1522 performances

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1982

Artur Rubinstein, pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva at 95

Death
1983

PLO chairman Yasser Arafat and 4,000 loyalists evacuate Lebanon

Event
1983

NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Pitts Penguins

Event
1983

Guy Lafleur, Montreal, became 10th NHLer to score 500 goals

Event
1983

El Salvador adopts constitution

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1984

33 unknown Bach keyboard works found in Yale library

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1984

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1985

Howard Cosell retires from television sports after 20 years with ABC

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