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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1890

Snow and hail in Calais, ME

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1890

Theda Bara, [Theodosia Goodman], Cincinnati, actress (Love Goddeses)

Birth
1890

"Gibbons Stamp Monthly" begins publishing

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1890

Verna Felton, Salinas Calif, actress (Hilda-December Bride)

Birth
1893

Tom Kelly, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1977-79, 64 runs), dies

Death
1893

Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20)

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1893

Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (From Where I Came)

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1894

2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike

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1897

Tadeusz Reichstein, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950)

Birth
1898

Yuri Arnold, composer, dies at 86

Death
1900

Maurice Gilliams, Flemish writer/poet/essayist (Maria's Life)

Birth
1900

Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian economist

Birth
1900

Maurice Leyland, prolific cricket left-handed batsman (England)

Birth
1901

Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist

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1902

Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs)

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1902

Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)

Birth
1903

Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], Pope (1878-1903), dies at 93

Death
1903

Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X

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1903

Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician

Birth
1905

Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer

Birth
1906

Bkln Dodger Mal Eason no-hits St Louis Cards, 2-0

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1908

Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62

Death
1908

Gunnar de Frumerie, composer

Birth
1909

Eric Rowan, S African cricketer (prolific batsman pre- and post-WWII)

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1910

Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption

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