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 This day in History - April 20
392 Historic Events for April 20
1964

68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belg in 2:19:59

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1964

John Carney, NFL kicker (SD Chargers)

Birth
1965

Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday

Death
1965

Jim Terrell, Cin Oh, sprint canoe (Olympics-96)

Birth
1965

Richard Wessell, actor (Carney-Riverboat), dies at 54

Death
1965

People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid

Event
1966

WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1967

US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon

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1967

Lara Jill Miller, Allentown Pa, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break)

Birth
1967

Townsend Saunders, White Sands NM, freestyle wrestler (Oly-sil-92, 96)

Birth
1967

Miroslav Stefanovic, soccer player (FC Volendam)

Birth
1967

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1967

US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War

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1967

NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1

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1967

French author R‚gis Debray caught in Bolivia

Event
1967

J D Roth, Beverly Hills Calif, TV host (Fun House)

Birth
1968

LeShundra Nathan, Birmingham Ala, heptathlete

Birth
1968

Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81

Death
1968

S Afr Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed

Event
1968

Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM

Event
1969

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

Event
1969

John van Halst, soccer player (FC Twente)

Birth
1969

Takayuki Kobori, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)

Birth
1969

23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope and 1776 win

Event
1970

Ben Weir, Rock Island Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Bogey Hills-2nd)

Birth