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 This day in History - February 20
473 Historic Events for February 20
1921

Amanda Blake, [Beverly], Buffalo NY, actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke)

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1922

Vilinus, Lithuania, agrees to separate from Poland

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1922

WOR-AM in New York City begins radio transmissions

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1922

Marc Connelly and George Kaufman's "To the Ladies," premieres in NYC

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1923

Christy Mathewson becomes pres of Boston Braves

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1923

Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana (1964-85)

Birth
1924

Sidney Poitier, actor (Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun) or 1927

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1924

Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl)

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1925

Pramudya Ananta Tur, Javanese author (Anak semua bangsa)

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1925

Alex La Guma, Cape Town South Africa, novelist (A Walk in the Night)

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1925

Robert Altman, Kansas City MO, director (Nashville, M*A*S*H)

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1926

Kenneth H Olsen, US, engineer/founder (Digital Equipment Corp)

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1926

Edgar Meuli, cricketer (opened NZ batting in Test v S Africa 1953)

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1926

Robert Eugene Richards, Ill, pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-48, 52, 56)

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1926

Cameron Rusby, British Vice-Admiral

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1927

Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)

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1927

Golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

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1928

Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

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1928

Donald Longmore, British cardiac surgeon

Birth
1929

Red Sox announce they will play Sunday games at Braves Field

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1929

American Samoa organizes as territory of US

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1929

Toshiro Mayuzumi, Yokohama Japan, composer (Sphenogramme)

Birth
1930

Capelle soccer team forms

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1930

Patricia Smith, New Haven Ct, actress (Bob Newhart Show)

Birth
1930

Bill Walker, British MP

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