This was 325th day of the year and 41 days remained in the year.

November 20 Birthdays

Robert F. Kennedy
1925–1968, American Politician

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
jurist and commissioner of baseball (1866)

Norman M. Thomas
socialist leader (1884)

Edwin Hubble
astronomer (1889)

Alexandra Danilova
ballerina, teacher (1903)

Alistair Cooke
journalist, broadcaster (1908)

Robert C Byrd
Senator (1917)

Nadine Gordimer
writer (1923)

Richard Dawson
actor (1932)

John Bolton
political figure (1948)

November 20 in History


New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.


Francisco Madero began an armed revolt against the president of Mexico, Porfirio Diaz.


The war crimes trials of 24 German World War II leaders began in Nuremberg, Germany.


The future Queen Elizabeth II married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Ediburgh.


President John F. Kennedy agreed to lift the American blockade of Cuba, ending the Cuban missile crisis.


Spain's General Francisco Franco died.


Peru's president Alberto Fujimori resigned.

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