On This Day: July 20th
This is 201st day of the year and 164 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—17 Tammuz 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 18th day of the 6th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Sirima Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) became the world's first woman prime minister.
Elliot Lee Richardsongovernment official
Petrarchpoet and humanist
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