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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
1933

Nelson Doubleday, publisher (Doubleday)/owner (NY Mets)

Birth
1933

Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler

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1934

Uwe Johnson, writer

Birth
1934

Doug Padgett, cricketer (England batsman twice in 1960)

Birth
1934

118øF (48øC), Keokuk, Iowa (state record)

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1934

Ralph C RInzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys)

Birth
1935

1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio

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1935

Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)

Birth
1935

Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

Birth
1936

Jos‚ Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general/high director, dies

Death
1936

Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer, dies at 75

Death
1936

Butch Baird, Chicago IL, PGA golfer (1961 Waco Turner Open)

Birth
1936

Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )

Birth
1936

Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina

Birth
1937

Guglielmo Marconi, Ital engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies

Death
1938

Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)

Birth
1938

Jo Ann Campbell, Jacksonville Fla, Lawrence Welk's champagne lady

Birth
1938

Lord McGowan

Birth
1938

Finland awarded 1940 Olympic games after Japan withdraws

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1938

Natalie Wood, [Natasha Gurdin], SF, (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause)

Birth
1939

Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies

Death
1939

Judy Chicago, [Cohen], Chicago, artist (Dinner Party)

Birth
1940

Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide

Death
1940

Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands

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1940

Billboard publishes its 1st singles record chart (#1 is "I'll Never Smile Again" by Tommy Dorsey)

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