20 April in History : Major Events

20 April - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history April 20 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 20 April:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1986“Jerry’s Girls” closed at St. James Theater New York City after 139 performance.
19908 2/3 Inning perfect game pitched by Brian Holman of Oakland A’s is spoiled by a home run hit by Ken Philips.
1997Cubs beats New York Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games.
1997Mark McGwire is 4th to home run on Detroit tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew and Cecil Fielder).
1998Federal court rules that Monica Lewinsky does not have an immunity agreement with Kenneth Starr.
1999Two disaffected students brought guns to their high school in Columbine, Colorado and murdered twelve students, one teacher and then killed themselves.
2011Nigeria’s presidential election, held April 16 2011, declares the winner is President Good Luck Jonathan.
2011China releases two prominent human right lawyers, Liu Xiaoyuan and Jiang Tiaanypoung.
2012Less than three years after accepting the position of chairman of Disney studio, Rich Ross, resigns.
2012Tens of thousands of people demonstrate in TAHRIR square against continuing military rule in Egypt.

List of famous people who born on 20 April:

YearName/Profession/Country
1949Veronica Cartwright / Actress / United Kingdom
1919Richard Hillary / Pilot / Australia
1967Raymond van Barneveld / Darts Player / Netherlands
1927K. Alex Müller / Physicist / Switzerland
1850Daniel Chester French / Sculptor / United States of America
1985Brent Seabrook / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1871Sydney Chapman / Economist / United Kingdom
1966David Filo / Business Man / United States of America
1972Carmen Electra / Actress / United States of America
1925Elena Verdugo / Actress / United States of America
1492Pietro Aretino / Author / Italy
1938Eszter Tamási / Actress / Hungary
1818Heinrich Göbel / Engineer / United States of America
1947David Leland / Actor / United Kingdom
1989Carlos Valdes / Actor / United States of America
1943Alan Beith / Politician / United Kingdom
1808Napoleon III / Politician / France
1907Miran Bux / Cricketer / Pakistan
1946Julien Poulin / Actor / Canada
1974Tina Cousins / Writer / United Kingdom
1937Jiří Dienstbier / Politician / Czech Republic
1918Kai Siegbahn / Physicist / Sweden
1985Curt Hawkins / Wrestler / United States of America
1931Michael Allenby / Politician / United Kingdom
1972Željko Joksimović / Singer / Serbia
1976Joey Lawrence / Actor / United States of America
1938Peter Snow / Historian / Britain
1723Cornelius Harnett / Merchant / United States of America
1727Florimond Claude / Diplomat / Belgium
1939Johnny Tillotson / Writer / United States of America

List of famous Indian people who born on 20 April:

YearName/Profession/Country
1952Narayan Rane / Politician / India
1950N. Chandrababu Naidu / Politician / India
1965Mukul Sangma / Politician / India
1980Arin Paul / Writer / India
1950N. Chandrababu Naidu / Politician / India

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