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 This day in History - May 20
444 Historic Events for May 20
1935

Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68

Death
1936

Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)

Birth
1937

Earl of Iveagh, pres (Guiness Pics)

Birth
1937

Teddy Randazzo, song writer (I'm on the Outside Looking In)

Birth
1937

Dave Hill, Jackson MI, PGA golfer (1967 Memphis)

Birth
1937

Lord "Benjie" Iveagh, British brewer (Guinness)/large landowner

Birth
1938

Christina Bass-Kaiser, 3K Dutch speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1938

Alan Smithers, British professor

Birth
1939

Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59

Death
1939

Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway, PM/feminist/conservatist

Birth
1939

1st regular transatlantic airmail (NY to Marsseille France)

Event
1939

Pan Am begins transatlantic passenger and air mail service

Event
1939

"3 Little Fishies," by Kay Kyser hits #1

Event
1940

Stan Mikita, NHL center (led NHL in scoring 4 times)

Birth
1940

Gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army)

Event
1940

Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge)

Birth
1940

Soccer team HZVV forms in Hoogeveen

Event
1940

Joris [Georges] van Severen, Flem fascist/Member of parliament, dies

Death
1940

Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies

Death
1940

Sadaharu Oh, of Yomiuri Giants (Japan), hit 868 career HR

Birth
1940

Igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention

Event
1940

Trailing 7-1 in 9th to Pitts, Phils win 8-7

Event
1941

Maria Liberia-Peters, premier of Dutch Antilles (198?-93)

Birth
1941

Goh Chok Sole, premier of Singapore (1990- )

Birth
1941

White Sox Taft Wright sets AL record of RBIs in 13 consecutive games

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