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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1932

Chicago Cubs clinch the NL pennant

Event
1932

Dutch South Seas rebaptized in IJsselmeer

Event
1933

Annie Besant, English theosophy (Esoteric Christianity), dies

Death
1933

Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2

Event
1933

Bob Banas, NYC, choreographer (Malibu U, Jonathan Winters Show)

Birth
1934

Sophia Loren, Rome, actress (Desire Under the Elms, Black Orchid)

Birth
1935

Keith J Roberts, England, writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell)

Birth
1935

Lubos Fiser, composer

Birth
1935

Pitts Crawfords beat NY Cubans to win Negro NL Championship, 3-0

Event
1936

Dany Carrel, Touraine Indo-china, actress (Passionate Summer)

Birth
1938

Pia Lindstrom, critic (WNBC-TV)/journalist (From Russia With Love)

Birth
1938

Jane Manning, soprano

Birth
1938

Eric Gale, US funk guitarist (Blue Horizon)

Birth
1938

Tom Tresh, NY Yankee (1962 AL Rookie of Year)

Birth
1938

Emlyn Williams' "Corn is Green," premieres in London

Event
1938

Dmitri Shostakovitch's Suite for jazz orchestra, premieres

Event
1938

George J Hochbrueckner, (Rep-D-NY)

Birth
1939

Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1939

British fleet takes German U-27 boat

Event
1940

Joseph J DioGuardi, (Rep-R-NY, 1985- )

Birth
1941

John A Wismont Jr, Calif, watercolor painter (over 50,000)

Birth
1941

Dale Chihuly, Tacoma Wash, artist in glass (Louis Tiffany Award 1967)

Birth
1942

Gunther Hagg becomes world champ of all records from 1500m to 5000m

Event
1942

Robbe de Deer, Flemish director/producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb)

Birth
1943

Roek Williams, [Willemze], Dutch singer

Birth