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 This day in History - February 20
473 Historic Events for February 20
1940

Barbara Laine Ellis, singer

Birth
1940

Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor

Birth
1940

RA Weiss, director (Institute of Cancer Research)

Birth
1940

V Payne, British headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)

Birth
1940

Larry Clinton and his Orchestra record "Limehouse Blues"

Event
1940

Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player

Birth
1941

Nazis order Polish Jews barred from using public transportation

Event
1941

Romania breaks relations with Netherlands

Event
1941

1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland

Event
1941

Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maine, folksinger (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone)

Birth
1942

Claude Miller, director (Garde a Vue, Little Thief, Wild Child)

Birth
1942

Guido Gasperini, composer, dies at 76

Death
1942

Mitch McConnell, (Sen-R-KY, 1985- )

Birth
1942

Phil Esposito, NHL center/GM (Bruins, Rangers)

Birth
1942

Lt E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down 5 Japanese heavy bombers

Event
1942

Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)

Birth
1942

Peter Strauss, Croton-on-Hudson NY, actor (Rich Man Poor Man)

Birth
1942

David O'Dowd, Chief Constable (Northamptonshire)

Birth
1943

Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov, Russian, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9, TM-3)

Birth
1943

Lord McNally

Birth
1943

Mike Leigh, dramatist/director (High Hopes, Secrets and Lies)

Birth
1943

Antonio Inoki, [Kanji Rikidozan], wrestler (NJPW/JWA)

Birth
1943

Phil Wrigley and B Rickey charter All-American Girls Softball League

Event
1943

New volcano Paracutin erupts in farmer's corn patch (M‚xico)

Event
1943

Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia

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