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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1910

Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)

Birth
1911

William Dillard, trumpeter/singer

Birth
1911

Baqa Jilani, Indian cricket fast bowler (Test 1936)

Birth
1911

Boston Red Sox Smokey Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0

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1911

Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany

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1912

John Dacie, hematologist

Birth
1912

Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member

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1912

Andrew Long, Scottish author (Blue Book of Fairy Tales)

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1912

Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found newspaper (The Typhoon)

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1912

Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game

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1913

Turkish troop take Adrianopel and Erdine from Bulgaria

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1913

Lucien Goldmann, Romania/Fren sociologist/philosopher (Le dieu cach‚)

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1914

Armed resistance against British rule begins in Ulster

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1914

Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76

Death
1914

William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)

Birth
1916

Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds

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1917

Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes form Yugoslavia

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1917

WW I draft lottery held; #258 is 1st drawn

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1919

Edmund Hillary, NZ, one of 1st 2 men to scale Mt Everest

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1920

Elliot L Richardson, Attorney General (1973)/Sec of Defense (1973)

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1920

Jack Harman, British general

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1920

Lev Aronin, USSR, International Chess Grandmaster (1950)

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1920

Jeffrey Petersen, British diplomat

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1920

Heerenveen soccer team forms

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1921

Frederick Schroeder Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1942)

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