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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1951

NL President Ford Frick elected 3rd commissioner of baseball

Event
1951

Swiss males votes against female suffrage

Event
1952

KPTV TV channel 12 in Portland, OR (IND) begins broadcasting

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1953

Cubs Ernie Banks hits his 1st major league HR

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1953

Jeff Jones, Red Rider, rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider)

Birth
1954

Brinke Stevens, [Charlene Brinkman] Ca, actr (Slumber Party Massacre)

Birth
1954

Silvio Leonard, Cienguegos Cuba, 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)

Birth
1954

Los Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas," premieres in Angeles

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1954

Anne Mcintosh, British member European parliament

Birth
1954

KETC TV channel 9 in Saint Louis, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1954

1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution

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1954

Roger Bannister awarded Britain's Silver Pears Trophy

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1954

1st FORTRAN computer program run

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1955

Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH

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1955

Christine Oddy, British member European parliament

Birth
1955

Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRS in a season

Event
1957

Arn Anderson, [Marty Lunde], wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF)

Birth
1957

Jean Julius Christian Sibelius, Fin composer (Finlandia), dies at 91

Death
1957

Gary Cole, Park Ridge IL, actor (Fatal Vision, Son of Morning Star)

Birth
1957

Vladmir Tkachenko, USSR, basketball (Olympic-bronze-1980)

Birth
1958

Marty Schiene, Chicago Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open)

Birth
1958

Baltimore Oriole knuckler Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0

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1958

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1958

Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian govt in exile (Cairo)

Event
1959

Lesley Thompson, Toronto Ontario, rower (Olympics-gold-92, 96)

Birth