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 This day in History - May 20
444 Historic Events for May 20
1904

Russell Hardie, Buffalo NY, actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky)

Birth
1905

Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Sailing)

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1905

Harry Campion, statistician/founder (Brit Central Statistical Office)

Birth
1908

Jimmy Stewart, PA, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Wash, Wonderful Life)

Birth
1909

John Arkell, director of administration (BBC)

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1909

Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist

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1910

Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer, dies at 88

Death
1910

Funeral for Britain's King Edward VII

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1911

Edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 mins Notts v Sussex

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1911

E M Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia 1880, 36 and 0), dies

Death
1911

Annie M G Schmidt, writer (Fam Doorsnee, Jip and Janneke)

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1911

Gardner F[rancis] Fox, US, sci-fi author (Kothar-Barbarian Swordsman)

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1912

Joseph Proce, 3rd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)

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1913

Henry Cadbury Brown, architect

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1913

Ion Dumitrescu, composer

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1913

William Hewlett, cofounder (Hewlett-Packard Co)

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1913

38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4

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1915

Bataafsche Petroleum Me begins oil extraction of Maracaibo

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1915

Peter Copley, actor (Victim, King and Country)

Birth
1915

Moshe Dayan, Israeli general/minister of Defense

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1916

Owen Chadwick, chancellor (U of East Anglia)

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1916

Cornelie Coposu, politician

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1916

Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting

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1916

Codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 and 1918)

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1916

John McIntyre, theologian

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