World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - May 20
444 Historic Events for May 20
1972

Republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified

Event
1972

Walter Winchell, columnist/narrator (Untouchables), dies at 75

Death
1972

Cameroon adopts its constitution

Event
1972

"Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances

Event
1972

"Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances

Event
1972

5th ABA Championship: Indiana Pacers beat NY Nets, 4 games to 2

Event
1973

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

Event
1973

"2 Gentlemen of Verona" closes at St James Theater NYC after 613 perfs

Event
1973

25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family and Mary Tyler Moore

Event
1974

Soyuz 14 returns to Earth

Event
1974

Brandon Jessie, tight end (NY Giants)

Birth
1975

Jacques Stehman, composer, dies at 62

Death
1975

Barbara Hepworth, sculptor, dies

Death
1975

Dame Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor, dies in fire at 72

Death
1976

USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Event
1977

Angela Goethals, actress (VI Warshawski, Heartbreak Hotel)

Birth
1978

104th Preakness: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 1:54.4

Event
1978

3 PFLP members kill a cop near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris

Event
1978

US launches Pioneer Venus 1; produces 1st global radar map of Venus

Event
1979

Tamika Thomas, Miss Michigan Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1979

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic

Event
1979

1st western pop star to tour USSR-Elton John

Event
1979

"I Love My Wife" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 864 perfs

Event
1980

Drummer Peter Criss quits Kiss

Event
1980

Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies

Death