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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1981

Irene Saez, of Venezuela, crowned 30th Miss Universe

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1982

Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks

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1982

IRA bomb attacks in London

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1982

T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London

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1983

Frank Reynolds, news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies at 59

Death
1983

France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island

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1984

Jim [James] Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running), dies at 52

Death
1984

Gail Kubik, US composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69

Death
1984

Vanessa Williams is asked to resign as Miss America

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1984

Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m

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1985

Divers find wreck of Spanish galleon Atocha

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1986

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

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1986

Helen Craig, actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74

Death
1987

Richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63

Death
1987

Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs

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1988

Michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee

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1989

Mary Treen, actress (Career, Rock-a-bye Baby), dies at 71

Death
1989

93øF, highest overnight low ever recorded in Phoenix Arizona

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1989

Burma govt puts author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest

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1989

Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, commander (French resistance), dies

Death
1990

Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies

Death
1990

Justice William Brennan resigns from Supreme Court after 36 years

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1991

Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant

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1991

Scout Larue Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore

Birth
1991

Kirk Cameron marries Growing Pains co-star Chelsea Noble in upstate NY

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