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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1940

Mickey Preger, horse trainer

Birth
1941

Nazi-German/Yugoslav pact drawn

Event
1941

D A van den Bosch, anti-nazi clergyman (Amersfoort Camp), dies

Death
1941

Carlos Lopez, jockey

Birth
1942

Major German assault on Malta

Event
1942

Gen MacArthur vows, "I shall return"

Event
1942

Convoy PQ13 departs Reykjavik Iceland to Russia

Event
1942

Theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41

Death
1943

British offensive against Mareth-line

Event
1943

German U-384 bombed and sinks

Event
1944

Felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83

Death
1944

Mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes

Event
1944

Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16

Event
1945

US 70th Infantry division/7th Armour division attack Saar

Event
1945

Tim Yeo, British MP/under-sect (State of Environment)

Birth
1945

Pat Riley, Schenectady NY, NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat)

Birth
1945

Larry Combest, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )

Birth
1946

Belgian govt of Spaak, resigns

Event
1946

Ranger Doug, [Douglas Green], Ill, singer (Riders in Sky-Cowboy Way)

Birth
1947

180-metric ton blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic

Event
1947

Carl Palmer, drummer (Asia-Heat of the Moment, Emerson Lake and Palmer)

Birth
1947

John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist

Birth
1948

John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)

Birth
1948

Pamela Sargent, US, sci-fi author (Venus of Dreams, Cloned Lives)

Birth
1948

Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)

Birth