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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1899

Martha M Place, of Bkln, becomes 1st woman to die by electrocution

Death
1902

Kathryn Forbes, short story writer (mama's bank account)

Birth
1902

Edgar Buchanan, Humansville Mo, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction)

Birth
1903

Vincent Richards, hall of fame tennis pro (elected 1961)

Birth
1904

B[urrhus] F[rederic] Skinner, Pa, Behaviorism pioneer (Skinner box)

Birth
1906

Pavel P Parenago, Russian astronomer

Birth
1906

Abraham Beame, (Mayor-D-NYC), NYC's 1st Jewish mayor

Birth
1906

Ozzie Nelson, Jersey City NJ, actor (Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet)

Birth
1906

George B Shaws "Captain Brassbound's Conversion," premieres in London

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1908

Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)

Birth
1908

Philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (Czardasvorstin)

Birth
1908

Michael Redgrave, Bristol Eng, actor (Browning Version, Lady Vanishes)

Birth
1910

F‚lix Tournachon, [Nadar], French writer/photographer, dies at 89

Death
1911

Mieke Verstraete, Belgian/Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled)

Birth
1911

National Squash Tennis Association forms (NYC)

Event
1911

Jean-Theodore Radoux, composer, dies at 75

Death
1911

Winter Garden Theater opens at 1634 Broadway NYC

Event
1913

Judith Evelyn, Seneca SD, actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window)

Birth
1913

Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies

Death
1913

Christian Barnekow, composer, dies at 75

Death
1914

Sviatosiav Richter, Zhitomir Ukraine, pianist (Stalin Prize-1945)

Birth
1914

1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven

Event
1914

Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)

Birth
1914

William Baddeley, rector (St Jame's Piccadilly)

Birth
1915

Rudolf Kirchschl„ger, president of Austria (1974-86)

Birth