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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1956

Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies

Death
1956

Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)

Birth
1956

Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

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1956

US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island

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1956

Great Britain refuses to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam

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1956

Mima Jausovec, Yugoslavia, tennis player (French Open-1977)

Birth
1956

France recognizes Tunisia's independence

Event
1957

Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46

Death
1957

Donna Dixon, Va, Mrs Dan Ackwoyd/actress (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies)

Birth
1957

Merlina Defranco, rocker (Defranco Family)

Birth
1957

Larry Rinker, Stuart FL, Nike golfer (1985 Bing Crosby Pro-Am-2nd)

Birth
1958

Mike McNeil, rocker

Birth
1958

Franklin Pangborn, dies at 69

Death
1958

Michael McNeill, synthesizer (Simple Minds-Don't You Forget About Me)

Birth
1958

40th PGA Championship: Dow Finsterwald shoots a 276 at Llanerch CC PA

Event
1958

Betty Jameson/Mary Lena Faulk wins Homestead 4-Ball Golf Tournament

Event
1958

King Hussein of Jordan breaks off diplomatic relations with UAR

Event
1959

Radney Foster, Del Rio Tx, singer (Foster and Lloyd-Crazy Over You)

Birth
1959

Harry Fox II, dies at 77

Death
1960

USSR recovered 2 dogs; 1st living organisms to return from space

Event
1960

Lauren Gregg, Rochester Minn, US women's soccer coach (Olympics-96)

Birth
1960

Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

Birth
1960

Sirima Bandaranaike becomes 1st female premier of Ceylon

Event
1960

1st submerged submarine to fire Polaris missile (George Washington)

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1962

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 13th Symphony

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