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 This day in History - December 20
371 Historic Events for December 20
1926

Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch and Jimmy Ring

Event
1926

Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy

Event
1926

Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord," premieres in NYC

Event
1926

David Levine, US painter

Birth
1927

Jim Simpson, sportscaster

Birth
1928

Charles Donald Adams, singer

Birth
1928

Jack Christiansen, Kansas, NFL hall of famer defensive back (Lions)

Birth
1928

Ethel Barrymore Theater opens at 243 W 47th St NYC

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1928

1st internationsl dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montr‚al, QuŠ

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1929

Mount Davidson dedicated as a SF city park

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1929

Heinie Wagner replaces Bill Carrigan as Red Sox manager

Event
1929

Emile Loubet, French premier (1892)/president (1899-1906), dies at 90

Death
1929

Milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia

Birth
1930

Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5)

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1932

John Hillerman, actor (Magnum PI)

Birth
1932

Queensland all out 74 v Victoria, Ironmonger (age 50) 7-13

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1933

Rik Van Looy, Belgian cyclist (world champion, 1961)

Birth
1933

Gordon Getty

Birth
1933

Bolivia and Paraguay sign weapon cease fire

Event
1935

Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Ad Catholici Sacerdotii

Event
1935

Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer (166 on debut Pakistan v Aust 1964)

Birth
1936

Baron De Borchgrave, Belgian ambassador, murdered in Madrid

Death
1937

Bill O'Reilly takes 9-41 for NSW against South Australia

Event
1937

Erich Ludendorff, German general (WW I), dies at 72

Death
1938

John Harris Harbison, Orange NJ, composer

Birth