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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1959

Olin Howlin, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy), dies at 63

Death
1959

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Links Golf Invitation Open

Event
1960

UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries and Cyprus (96 nations)

Event
1960

WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1960

Alice Regina Brown, Jackson MS, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)

Birth
1960

Michel Brusselmans, composer, dies at 74

Death
1960

Lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67

Death
1960

James A Pawelczyk, Buffalo NY, PhD/astronaut (sk STS 90)

Birth
1961

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1961

Becky Larson, LPGA golfer

Birth
1961

Roger Maris hits home run # 59 and barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

Event
1961

James Meredith refused access as a student in Mississippi

Event
1961

After 84 1/3 innings Bill Fischer gives up a base on balls

Event
1961

Erwin Koeman, soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)

Birth
1962

Ben Bella wins 1st elections in independent Algeria

Event
1962

Gov R Barnett refuses to admit a black to Miss Univ (James Meredith)

Event
1963

JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon

Event
1964

Crispin Glover, actor (Back to the Future)

Birth
1964

Paramount Theater (NYC) presented the Beatles with Steve and Eydie

Event
1964

Gunter Grass' "Die Plebejern proben den Aufstand," premieres in Berlin

Event
1965

Robert Rusler, actor (Game of Love, Vamp, Thrashin')

Birth
1965

WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1966

Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth II launched

Event
1966

US Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23

Event
1966

Nuno Bettencourt, Azores, rock guitarist (Extreme-More Than Words)

Birth