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 This day in History - June 20
388 Historic Events for June 20
1875

Othenio Able, Austria, paleontologist

Birth
1876

Antonio L de Santa Ana, pres Mexico, dies at 79

Death
1883

Jules Verstraete, [Julien G the Graef], actor (Driestuiversopera)

Birth
1883

Giannotto Bastianelli, composer

Birth
1883

Olivier Gloux, [Gustave Aimard], French world explorer, dies at 64

Death
1883

Leah Baird, Chicago IL, actress (Lady Gangster)

Birth
1887

Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist

Birth
1887

Kurt Schwitters, German/British dada-artist/poet (collages)

Birth
1888

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas

Event
1888

Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66

Death
1888

John H Zuckertort, German chess player, dies at 45

Death
1890

Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer, dies at 63

Death
1892

S M Tretjakow, writer

Birth
1893

Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

Event
1894

Lloyd A Hall, Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry

Birth
1894

George Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)

Birth
1895

1st female PhD (science) earned (Caroline Willard Baldwin)

Event
1895

Canal of Smock official opens

Event
1895

Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras form a short-lived confederation

Event
1897

Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)

Birth
1899

Jean Moulin, hero of the French Resistance (WW II)

Birth
1899

Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer

Birth
1900

Ernest White, composer

Birth
1901

Iri Maruki, artist

Birth
1901

Charlotte Manye is 1st native African to graduate from a US college

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