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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1915

Svyatoslav Richter, pianist

Birth
1916

Allies attack Zeebrugge Belgium

Event
1916

Pierre Messmer, PM (France)

Birth
1917

Dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)

Birth
1917

Kalervo H Hortamo, Finnish poet (Syd„nmaa)

Birth
1917

Peter Caddy, founder (Findhorn Community)

Birth
1917

Vera Lynn, singer (Anniversary Waltz)

Birth
1918

Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)

Birth
1918

Jack Barry, Lindenhurst NY, game show emcee (Joker's Wild)

Birth
1920

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld

Event
1920

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

Event
1920

1st flight from London to South Africa lands (1« months)

Event
1920

Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60

Death
1920

Werner Klemperer, Cologne Germany, actor (Col Klink-Hogan's Heroes)

Birth
1920

Marian McPartland, jazz pianist (Bill Mayer, Jimmy McPartland)

Birth
1920

Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician

Birth
1921

Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, Senegal, director general (UNESCO)

Birth
1921

Primoz Ramovs, composer

Birth
1922

Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)

Birth
1922

USS Langley is commissioned, Navy's 1st aircraft Carrier

Event
1922

WIP-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions

Event
1922

Ray Goulding, Lowell Mass, comedian (Bob and Ray)

Birth
1922

Carl Reiner, Bronx, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show)

Birth
1922

Larry Elgart, New Haven Ct, bandleader/alto sax (Elgart Orch)

Birth
1922

Jack Kruschen, Winnipeg Canada, actor (Papa-Webster, Busting Loose)

Birth