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Famous Events For November 20

Famous Events For November 20 – Today In History

What Happened on November 20 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 20 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. November 20, 0284 – Diocletian, a Roman soldier with the support of the army declared King of the Roman Empire
2. November 20, 0762 – Lo-Yang, the capital of the Chinese Kingdom captured by Bogu Khan of the Uyghurs
3. November 20, 1168 – Giovanni di Struma chosen as a person opposed to the Pope
4. November 20, 1194 – Emperor Henry VI defeats Palermo of Sicily
5. November 20, 1272 – Edward I declared as King of England
6. November 20, 1342 – Pope Clemens VI appoints John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht
7. November 20, 1347 – Cola di Rienzo, declared himself a Roman Tribunal, lectures to a gathering on the Capitol during people’s rebellion in Rome

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8. November 20, 1407 – a peace agreement between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orleans under the guidance of John, Duke of Berry. Burgundy three days kills Orleans.
9. November 20, 1431 – Roman catholic chivalry issued to celebrate the marriage of Burgundy – Order of the Golden Fleece
10. November 20, 1520 – cyclone strikes the Friesland
11. November 20, 1521 – Arabs complain that the water scarcity in Jerusalem was caused by the manufacture of wine by Jews
12. November 20, 1583 – Duke of Parma defeats Aalst
13. November 20, 1616 – Bishop Richelieu assumes charge as minister of Foreign affairs/War in France
14. November 20, 1637 – 1st Swedish immigrants and Peter Minuit to Delaware voyaged from Sweden
15. November 20, 1695 -execution of Zumbi former chief of Quilombo dos Palmares in initial Brazil and former slave.

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18th Century – What Happened on November 20 – The 1700s

16. November 20, 1719 – The peace Agreement of Stockholm established between Sweden and Hannover
17. November 20, 1755 – Stepping down of William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister
18. November 20, 1759 – British troops defeat the French at the war in the Bay of Quiberon
19. November 20, 1789 – The Bill of Rights was first endorsed by New Jersey
20. November 20, 1795 – working by slaves on Sundays was banned by the Curacao administration

19th Century – November 20 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. November 20, 1805 – the debut of “Fidelio” by Ludwig van Beethoven in Vienna
22. November 20, 1815 – The Napoleonic battle was concluded after the War of Waterloo, by the 2nd Paris Agreement wherein it was agreed that France pay guarantees
23. November 20, 1815 – an agreement by Russia, Prussia, Austria, and England for Cooperation “for the maintenance of peace in Europe” as Treaty of Paris

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24. November 20, 1817 – commencement of the first Battle of Seminole in Florida
25. November 20, 1829 – Jews compulsorily ejected from Nikolayev & Sevastopol in Russia
26. November 20, 1852 – first performance of “Masks & Faces” by Charles Reade/Tom Taylor in London
27. November 20, 1861 – a regulation on Secession is filed by the Confederate administration headed by Kentucky
28. November 20, 1862 – armies of friendly countries of Mississippi and Kentucky combine to form one army as the Army of Tennessee under the guidance of Braxton Bragg
29. November 20, 1866 – First meeting of Grand Army Republic at the national level
30. November 20, 1866 – establishment of the Howard University in Washington DC
31. November 20, 1866 – copyright is given to Pierre Lallement for his rotary crank bicycle
32. November 20, 1888 – copyright is given to Willard Bundy for his timecard
33. November 20, 1889 – first orchestra by Gustav Mahler
34. November 20, 1890 – Pope Leo XIII issues a circular on “Slavery in the Missions”
35. November 20, 1890 – involvement of the US in Bluefields, Nicaragua

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 20 – The 1900s

36. November 20, 1901 – A theatrical play “Griselidis” in Paris
37. November 20, 1902 – A bicycle race Tour de France was fashioned by Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange
38. November 20, 1906 – the first show of “Doctor’s Dilemma” by George Bernard Shaw in London
39. November 20, 1909 – Jack Williams representing Ottawa Rough Riders achieves 9 singles in a play
40. November 20, 1910 – Francisco I Madero organizes a rebellion in Mexico
41. November 20, 1911 – debut performance of “Das Lied von der Erde” (song of the earth) by Gustav Mahler in Munich
42. November 20, 1911 – Paul and Laura Lafargue (daughter of Karl Marx), the two socialists, committed suicide in a deal thinking that they had reached the end of their political life; Lenis participated in the funeral of Paul and Laura Lafargue

43. November 20, 1914 – affixing a photograph to the passport has become a necessity in the US
44. November 20, 1915 – Hamilton Tigers achieve the 2nd title’ defeat Toronto Rowing Association, 13-7 at the CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto
45. November 20, 1917 – Britain made use of the battle tank successfully at the War of Cambrai in WWI, a new technology, to find a way through the German lines
46. November 20, 1917 – Ukraine declared Republic
47. November 20, 1919 – the inauguration of the first municipally owned airport in the US (Tucson AZ)
48. November 20, 1922 – debut performance of “Texas Nightingale” by Zoe Akin in NYC
49. November 20, 1923 – copyright is given to Garrett Morgan for his creation of a traffic signal considered to be a milestone in the improvement in the field of safety of automobiles
50. November 20, 1923 – Papiermark was rendered worthless due to inflation and a new currency Rentenmark was issued in Germany at 1 RM = One Trillion Papiermark
51. November 20, 1928 – inauguration of the Boston Garden stadium; Montreal Canadiens defeat Boston Bruins, 1-0
52. November 20, 1928 – Radio station WGH-AM commences broadcasting in VA
53. November 20, 1929 – inaugural transmission of “Goldbergs” on US Radio
54. November 20, 1929 – solo performance, a first of its kind, by Salvador Dali
55. November 20, 1931 – business teleprinter service commences (AT&T)

56. November 20, 1932 – earthquake strikes Uden Netherlands
57. November 20, 1934 – US defeats Japan 1-0
58. November 20, 1934 – the first show of “Children’s Hour” by Lillian in NYC
59. November 20, 1934 – Theunis, Francqui and Gutt form the new Belgian administration
60. November 20, 1934 – Harvey Jackson of Toronto Maple Leaf was the first to achieve 4 goals in a period
61. November 20, 1936 – a republican execution squad kills Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange
62. November 20, 1938 – US radio records the first comments on those who speak against the Semitic language
63. November 20, 1940 – Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia associate with the Axis Powers during WWII
64. November 20, 1941 – Japan’s last embassy-level message delivered by Adm Nomura and Kurusu
65. November 20, 1941 – submerging of “auxiliary cruiser” Kormoran belonging to Germany near Australia
66. November 20, 1942 – Perelazovski was taken control by the 26th Soviet Armoured Corps
67. November 20, 1942 – Benghazi, Libya was taken control by the 8th Army of Britain
68. November 20, 1942 – the practice of allowing OT during regular sessions was banned during WWII by the NHL
69. November 20, 1943 – submarine U-538 submerges in the Atlantic Ocean

70. November 20, 1943 – US defense forces arrive on Tarawa and Makin Islands in Gilvert Island
71. November 20, 1944 – self-destructive submarine belonging to Japan assault for the first time
72. November 20, 1944 – closure of Vondelpark in Amsterdam
73. November 20, 1944 – establishment of the army in Breda by Prince Bernhard
74. November 20, 1945 – court proceedings against 24 Nazi chiefs at Nuremberg, Germany
75. November 20, 1945 – 9th musical of Dmitri Shostakovich under the guidance of J Mravinski
76. November 20, 1945 – Dutch Legislature in Hague inaugurated by Queen Wilhelmina
77. November 20, 1946 – first performance of “Another Part of the Forest” by Lillian Hellman in NYC
78. November 20, 1947 – Installation of TV in ships suitable for voyages on sea
79. November 20, 1947 – publication of circular on Mediator Dei by Pope Pius XII
80. November 20, 1947 – discussion on printing of own stamps by UN commences
81. November 20, 1948 – US balloon attains a record height of 42.7 km
82. November 20, 1949 – the number of Jews in Israel crossed 1,000,000
83. November 20, 1951 – The mountainous region of Snowdonia declared a British National Park
84. November 20, 1952 – NL MVP awarded to Hank Sauer of Clubs

85. November 20, 1952 – first performance of “Seven Year Itch” by George Axelrod in NYC
86. November 20, 1952 – Slansky was arrested and prosecution started in Czechoslovakia along with other communist leaders
87. November 20, 1954 – Scott Crossfield piloted the supersonic aircraft Douglas Skyrocket to cross the speed of sound at Mach 2 (1300 MPH)
88. November 20, 1955 – Kripal Singh in his first Test cricket match against NZ made 100 runs.
89. November 20, 1955 – Polly Umrigar made 200 runs in India’s 1st Test Cricket against NZ, 223 V NZ
90. November 20, 1957 – debut performance of “Rope Dancers” by Morton Wishengrad in NYC
91. November 20, 1959 – Universal Declaration of Children’s Rights approved by the UN
92. November 20, 1959 – Alan Freed dismissed by WABC radio station over alleged bribery involvement
93. November 20, 1960 – Jack Brabham, Australian driver, completes the 4th last of the season US Grand Prix at Riverside Raceway to hold his World Championship of Drivers competition by 9 points against Bruce McLaren of New Zealand
94. November 20, 1961 – TV transmission channel 10 in Miami, FL commences airing on ABC
95. November 20, 1962 – AL MVP awarded to Mickey Mantle for the 3rd time
96. November 20, 1962 – While the US agreed to US lift the blockade, USSR consents to take away the bombers from Cuba

97. November 20, 1964 – the 9th/10th String Quartet by Dmitri Shostakovich debuts in Moscow
98. November 20, 1965 – last performance of “Pickwick” at 46th St Theater NYC after 56 presentations
99. November 20, 1965 – Embargo on Rhodesia approved by UN Security Council
100. November 20, 1965 –Airing from TV transmission channel 24 in Syracuse, NY commenced
101. November 20, 1966 – premiere of ‘Cabaret” at Broadhurst Teacher NYC to give 1166 shows
102. November 20, 1966 – right to vote by women opposed by men in Zurich
103. November 20, 1967 – at 11 a.m this day the Census at the Department of Commerce records over 200 million
104. November 20, 1967 – NL Rookie of the Year awarded to Tom Seaver of Mets pitcher (16-12)
105. November 20, 1968 – atomic test at Nevada by the US
106. November 20, 1968 – Glen Campbell and Tammy Wynette achieve the 2nd County Music Association Award
107. November 20, 1969 – radical Native Americans capture Alcatraz Island off SF
108. November 20, 1969 – Gundappa Viswanath makes 137 runs on his first Test Cricket against Australia at Kanpur
109. November 20, 1969 – Brazilian football celebrity Pele achieves his 1000th goal
110. November 20, 1969 – People’s Republic of China becomes a member of UN General Assembly
111. November 20, 1971 – US conducts atomic test at Nevada
112. November 20, 1971 – Richard Petty achieves the 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup
113. November 20, 1972 – The booby trap bomb planted kills 2 British soldiers in Cullyhanna, County Armagh
114. November 20, 1974 – Jeff Burroughs representing the Rangers achieves AL MVP
115. November 20, 1974 – The US commences an antitrust case to divide AT&T
116. November 20, 1975 – Ronald Regan declares that he would file for nomination for US president as a Republican candidate
117. November 20, 1976 – George Harrison performs on “Saturday Night Live”
118. November 20, 1977 – The first Arab chief to address the Israeli Parliament was Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt
119. November 20, 1977 – Walter Payton (Bears) hurries for an NFL best of 275 yards
120. November 20, 1977 -Cale Yarborough achieves the 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup

121. November 20, 1979 – the University of Minnesota Hospital conducts its first artificial blood transfusion in the US
122. November 20, 1980 – Steve Ptacek piolets the first solar-powered Solar Challenger
123. November 20, 1980 – the film produced for $44 million “Heaven’s Gate was recalled by United Artists for re-editing
124. November 20, 1980 – the peace efforts by Olof Palme, the UN Gulf War Mediator, between Tehran and Baghdad failed in the first effort
125. November 20, 1981 – The world chess championship title retained by Russian Anatoly Karpov
126. November 20, 1981 – The constitution of Burundi approved
127. November 20, 1981 – a limited attack started by the El Salvador guerrilla war group FMLN
128. November 20, 1981 – the collection of songs, ‘Stop and Smell Roses” by Ringo Starr announced
129. November 20, 1982 – Drew Barrymore entertains “Saturday Night Live” at the age of 7
130. November 20, 1983 – premiere of “Marilyn: An American Fable” at Minskoff NYC to give 16 shows
131. November 20, 1983 – The film about the atomic war, “The Day After” was seen by more than 100 million on ABC TV
132. November 20, 1983 – Cleveland Browns defeat Patriots without allowing them to score, 30-0
133. November 20, 1983 – Butch Woolfolk of NY Giants equals NFL score of 43 rushing attempts
134. November 20, 1983 – The film based on the theme of the book by Larry McMurtry, “Terms of Endearment” guided by James L. Brooks and featuring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger opens in New York (Best Picture 1984)
135. November 20, 1983 – Bobby Allison was awarded the 33rd NASCAR Sprint Cup title
136. November 20, 1984 – McDonald’s prepares its 50 billionth hamburger
137. November 20, 1984 – NL Rookie of the Year awarded to Dwight Gooden, pitcher of the Mets
138. November 20, 1984 – opening of SETI Institute (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence)
139. November 20, 1985 – AL MVP awarded to NY Yankee Don Mattingly
140. November 20, 1985 – New series of Microsoft Windows 1.0 Announced
141. November 20, 1986 – President Babrak Karmal, President of Afghanistan runs away
142. November 20, 1986 – the first attempt to fight AIDS on an international level was made known by the World Health Organization
143. November 20, 1988 – In the first NCAA American Football game to be played in Europe, Boston College defeats Army, 38-24 in the Emerald Isle Classic at Dublin Lansdowne Road Arena
144. November 20, 1988 – a local tour program, Bus & Truck, inaugurated with “Les Misérables” in Tampa
145. November 20, 1988 – Bill Elliott made it to the 38th NASCAR Sprint Cup
146. November 20, 1988 – Tennis celebrity, Gabriela Sabatini from Argentina, defeats Pam Shriver, 7-5, 6-2,6-2 to get first WTA Tour Championship title at Madison Square Garden, NYC
147. November 20, 1989 – center fielder Robin Yount of Milwaukee Brewers made it to AL MVP
148. November 20, 1990 – Rickey Henderson of Oakland achieves the AL MVP
149. November 20, 1990 – Sacramento Kings final NBA victory on the road for over a year
150. November 20, 1990 – an unsuccessful attempt by British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher to defeat Michael Heseltine for the leadership of the Conservative Party
151. November 20, 1990 – The US space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) lands on earth
152. November 20, 1990 – The German captives are likely to be set free as per the plans of Saddam Hussein
153. November 20, 1990 – the unwillingness of the Soviet Union to approve the use of force against Iraq
154. November 20, 1991 – NL MVP awarded to Terry Pendleton of the Atlanta Braves
155. November 20, 1992 – Fire in Windsor Castle, home of Queen Elizabeth
156. November 20, 1992 – Home mass beloved Boris Becker defeats American Jim Courier 6-4,6-3,7-5 to win his 2nd ATP Tour World Championship title in Frankfurt, Germany
157. November 20, 1993 – in an air accident involving Jakovlev-42 that dashed against the mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 were killed
158. November 20, 1993 – Robin Romeo made it to Sam’s Town Bowling Invitation title
159. November 20, 1993 – the killing of Winnie Mandela’s driver and bodyguard in Johannesburg
160. November 20, 1993 – a severe reprimand was issued against California senator Alan Cranston by the United States Senate Ethics Committee for his handling of the matter with savings and loan chief Charles Keating
161. November 20, 1994 – premiere of “Flying Karamazov Brothers….” At Helen Hayes NYC to give 50 shows
162. November 20, 1994 – premiere of “Shadow Box” at Circle in Sq Theatre NYC for 49 presentations
163. November 20, 1994 – spacecraft Kosmos 2294/2295/2296 sent into space
164. November 20, 1994 – a peace agreement between the Angolan administration and UNITA radicals resulted in the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia culminating at the end of 19 years of civil war
165. November 20, 1994 – lower-ranked Argentine tennis ace Gabriela Sabatini wins the WTA Tour Championship by defeating American Lindsay Davenport, 6-3,6-2,6-4 at Madison Square Garden, NYC
166. November 20, 1994 – American Tennis celebrity Pete Sampras defeats Boris Becker, 4-6,6-3,7-5,6-4 to achieve his second ATP Tour World Championship in Frankfurt, Germany
167. November 20, 1995 – a collection of music, Vol.1 by Beatles announced
168. November 20, 1995 – the first show of “Racing Demon” at Vivian Beaumont Theatre, NYC to give 48 shows
169. November 20, 1995 – 3 TC A new method of treating AIDS in preliminary phases was approved FDA
170. November 20, 1995 – In an interaction with a TV channel, Princess Diana confesses that she deceived Prince Charles
171. November 20, 1995 – Space shuttle, STS 74 (Atlantis 15) launched from Kennedy Space Center returns and lands in KSC after 8 days
172. November 20, 1997 – premiere of “Ivanov” at Vivian Beaumont Theatre NYC for 51 shows
173. November 20, 1997 – Philadelphia Flyers Eric Lindros attempts to bite Marty McSorley
174. November 20, 1997 – Jeff Conine of Florida Marlin exchanged with KC Royals
175. November 20, 1997 – A C Green of Maverick’s plays successively 907 plays to achieve NBA record
176. November 20, 1997 – finding of a part of the skull of a 2.5-million-year-old human antecedent by Yohannes Haile-Selassie to establish a new type of Australopithecus garhi, in Bouri, Middle Awash, Ethiopia
177. November 20, 1997 – Russia facilitated an agreement that was officially approved by Iraq’s Revolution Command Council enabling the UN weapons inspection group to restart operations in Iraq
178. November 20, 1998 – The suspect extremist Osama bin Laden was declared a man without a sin regarding the 1998 US consulate bombing in Kenya and Tanzania by a Court in Afghanistan dominated by the Taliban
179. November 20, 1998 – a self-contained unit of the International Space Station, Zarya sent into space

21st Century – November 20 This Day In History – The 2000s

180. November 20, 2000 – Bobby Labonte made it to the 52nd NASCAR Sprint Cup title
181. November 20, 2001 – The US Department of Justice headquarters was bestowed as Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building by US President George W. Bush on what would have been Kennedy’s 76th birthday
182. November 20, 2001 – the first musical collection by Josh Groban entitled “Josh Groban” announced
183. November 20, – 2002 – Premiere of “Die Another Day”, 20th in the James Bond series, guided by Lee Tamahori, featuring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry announced
184. November 20, 2005 – The Turkish head office of HSBC Bank AS and the British embassy were destroyed in Istanbul, Turkey on the second day of the 2003 Istanbul Bombings
185. November 20, 2005 – Tony Stewart awarded the 547th NASCAR Sprint Cup
186. November 20, 2005 – better performance by David Nalbandian of Argentina than the reigning title holder Roger Federer, 6-7, 6-7, 6-2,6-1,7-6 in Shanghai, China to achieve his Tennis Masters Cup title
187. November 20, 2006 – A one-year agreement worth $7.5 million agreed between Moises Alou and New York Mets
188. November 20, 2006 – Jimmie Johnson achieves the 58th NASCAR Sprint Cup
189. November 20, 2008 – The stock market of Dow plummeted to the bottom level since 1997 though there were signs of a financial crisis building up in the US
190. November 20, 2009 – The Mexican government suffered a harsh financial calamity for over a year but regained stability in the 3rd quarter of 2009. They claimed that their economy was technically out of the crisis after GDP growth of 2.93%
191. November 20, 2011 – Adele, Bruno Mars & Taylor Swift achieve the 38th American Music Awards
192. November 20, 2012 – a mechanical device developed by Toshiba to assist in atomic calamities
193. November 20, 2013 – The Presidential Medal of Freedom was awarded to Ben Bradlee by President Barack Obama at a function in the White House
194. November 20, 1913 – Presidential Medal of Freedom was awarded to civil rights promotor Bayard Rustin after his death by US President Barack Obama
195. November 20, 2014 – The illegal refugees in the US numbering approximately 5 million in number who were in fear of being sent back were relieved when President Obama announced major modifications in the immigration rules
196. November 20, 2015 – The information published in “Sciences Advances” is indicative of the danger of destruction of more than 50% of trees in the Amazon forest
197. November 20, 2015 – The announcement of the 3rd musical collection, “25” by Adele (Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2017, 2016 Billboard Album of the Year)
198. November 20, 2016 – Choi Soon-sil, a contentious acquaintance of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been accused of misusing power and compulsion and also indicting the President
199. November 20, 2016 – Jimmie Johnson representing Hendrick Motorsports achieves the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida. His record corresponding to the 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt, 7 titles
200. November 20, 2016 – Scotsman Andy Murry plays better for his ATP World Tour Finals tennis title by 6-3,6-4 victory in London by defeating the reigning celebrity Novak Djokovic
201. November 20, 2017 – The market value of Investment Corporation Tencent exceeds $511 billion. This company was the first to join the $500 billion club in Asia
202. November 20, 2017 – The efforts to form a coalition government in Germany have yielded no result. This news was released to the press by German Chancellor Angela Merkel
203. November 20, 2017 – The once biggest arena in Atlanta, Georgia Dome, was demolished using the skillful inward explosion method
204. November 20, 2018 – The stock market gains for 2018 were erased by the sell-off of stocks in the technology sector
205. November 20, 2018 – Airbnb removes Israeli settlements in West Bank
206. November 20, 2018 – a suicide bomber kills 40 religious scholars assembled to commemorate the birth of the prophet Mohammed near the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan
207. November 20, 2018 – Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor, has cleared debts worth $560,000 owed by farmers during the agricultural crisis in India
208. November 20, 2018 – A US judge rules that the Mississippi ban on 15-week abortion saying that it violated women’s constitutional rights

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