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 This day in History - February 20
473 Historic Events for February 20
1912

Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture

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1913

Nadine Conner, US, opera singer (Carmen, La Boh‚me)

Birth
1913

Rex Tucker, TV writer/director

Birth
1913

Jozef Kresanek, composer

Birth
1913

Mary Durack, poet

Birth
1914

Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)

Birth
1914

Marion Kettlewell, British director (WRNS)

Birth
1914

John Daly, S Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)

Birth
1915

Philip Friend, Horsham England, actor (Vulture, Fur Collar)

Birth
1915

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF

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1916

Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71

Death
1916

Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)

Birth
1916

Paul Tripp, NYC, TV host (Mr I Magination)

Birth
1916

Julius Juzeliunas, composer

Birth
1917

Frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group)

Birth
1917

Kern, Bolton and Wodehouse's musical "Oh, Boy!," premieres in NYC

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1917

Ammunitions ship explodes in Archangelsk harbor, about 1,500 die

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1919

French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt

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1920

Robert E Peary, US pole explorer (North Pole, 6/4/1909), dies at 63

Death
1920

Armin Schibler, Dutch Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace)

Birth
1920

Liesbeth Tonckens, [Wilhelmina], actress/lecturer (Free People)

Birth
1921

Ruth Gipps, British(?) conductor/composer

Birth
1921

Joseph Albert Walker, Wash DC, test pilot (X-15)

Birth
1921

Nurv Shiner, singer

Birth
1921

Riza Khan Pahlevi seizes control of Iran

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