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 This day in History - May 20
444 Historic Events for May 20
1917

Turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Event
1917

Richard Charles Cobb, historian

Birth
1917

Enyss Djemil, composer

Birth
1918

1st electrically propelled warship (New M‚xico)

Event
1919

Jacob Verdam, philosopher, dies

Death
1919

George Gobel, Chicago Ill, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife)

Birth
1919

Volcano Keluit on Java, erupts killing 550

Event
1920

William Simpson, British trade union leader

Birth
1920

Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers and arrest 24 fans for gambling

Event
1920

Betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)

Birth
1920

John Cruickshank, banker

Birth
1921

John Marchi, (Rep-R-NY)

Birth
1921

John Harrison, British vice admiral/surgeon

Birth
1921

W Borchert, writer

Birth
1922

Clifford Butler, vice chancellor (Loughborough Univ of Technology)

Birth
1922

"Egypt" sinks off Ushant after colliding with "Seine," killing 90

Event
1922

Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel, suspended on October 16, 1921, by Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, return to the NY lineup and go hitless

Event
1923

Edith Fellows, Boston, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets)

Birth
1923

Stanley Baldwin, becomes PM of UK

Event
1923

Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies

Death
1923

Samuel Selvon, author

Birth
1923

Hugh Beach, British General

Birth
1924

Peter Shore, MP (Labour)

Birth
1924

Betty Driver, actress (Coronation St, Pardon the Expression)

Birth
1925

D French Slaughter Jr, (Rep-R-VA, 1985- )

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