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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1962

George MacAulay Trevelyan, English royal historian, dies at 86

Death
1962

France and Tunisia recover diplomatic relations

Event
1962

Andr‚ Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51

Death
1963

Verne Gagne beats Crusher Lisowski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ

Event
1963

18th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mary Mills

Event
1963

17 African states and Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC

Event
1963

Paula Ivan, Romanian runner (world record mile)

Birth
1963

Jenny Spangler, Monroe Wisc, marathoner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1964

1st surfin' record to go #1-Jan and Dean's "Surf City"

Event
1964

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 10th String quartet

Event
1964

Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)

Birth
1965

Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam

Birth
1965

18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)

Event
1965

NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam

Event
1966

Mike Pero, Picton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA Winter)

Birth
1966

Julien Carette, dies of burns at 68

Death
1966

Beth Coats, Albuquerque NM, biathelete (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1966

Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1966

Tracey Mcfarlane, US breaststroke swimmer (US record 100m)

Birth
1967

Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes

Event
1967

Jon Normile, Cleve Oh, fencer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

Ian Beckles, NFL guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1967

Akihito Sugisawa, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)

Birth
1967

Race riots in Memphis Tenn

Event
1968

Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV

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