ANSWERS: 4
  • November 20, 1984 Mc Donald's made it's 50 billionth hamburger.
  • The pilgrim women were thawing out the turkeys? Or maybe chasing them down...
  • 'November 20, 2003 British consulate and bank bombed in Istanbul murdering 27 November 20, 1997 "Ivanov," opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater New York City for 51 performances November 20, 1997 Flyers Eric Lindros tries to bite San Jose defenseman Marty McSorley November 20, 1997 Last original Florida Marlin, Jeff Conine, traded to Kansas City Royals November 20, 1997 Mavericks' A C Green sets NBA record of 907 consecutive games played November 20, 1997 New York Islanders lose, beginning a 10 game losing streak November 20, 1995 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released November 20, 1995 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater New York City for 48 performances November 20, 1995 FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC November 20, 1995 Princess Di admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview November 20, 1995 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands November 20, 1994 "Flying Karamzov Brothers..." opens at Helen Hayes New York City for 50 performances November 20, 1994 "Shadow Box" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 49 performances November 20, 1994 Kosmos 2294/2295/2296 launches November 20, 1994 Patti Davis weds Paul Hayeland November 20, 1993 Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed November 20, 1993 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo November 20, 1993 Winnie Mandela's driver/bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg November 20, 1992 Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire November 20, 1991 Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP November 20, 1990 Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP November 20, 1990 Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year November 20, 1990 Thatcher fails to defeat Heseltine's bid for party leadership November 20, 1990 U.S. 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) returns from space November 20, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP November 20, 1988 "Les Miserables," opens a Bus and Truck tour in Tampa November 20, 1986 Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees November 20, 1986 UN's WHO announces 1st global effort to combat AIDS November 20, 1985 New York Yankee Don Mattingly easily wins AL MVP November 20, 1984 McDonald's made its 50 billionth hamburger November 20, 1984 Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year November 20, 1983 "Marilyn: An American Fable" opens at Minskoff New York City for 16 performances November 20, 1983 100 million watch ABC-TV movie "Day After," about nuclear war November 20, 1983 Cleveland Browns shutout Patriots 30-0 November 20, 1983 New York Giants Butch Woolfolk ties NFL record of 43 attempts rushing November 20, 1982 Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live November 20, 1981 Anatoly Karpov, U.S.S.R. retains world chess championship November 20, 1981 Burundia adopts its constitution November 20, 1981 El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "limited offensive" November 20, 1981 Ringo releases "Stop and Smell Roses" album November 20, 1980 Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year for the Oakland A's November 20, 1980 Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes 1st solar-powered flight November 20, 1980 UA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting November 20, 1979 Sji'ieten occupies great mosque of Mecca, 100s killed November 20, 1979 U.S.'s 1st artificial blood transfusion occurs at University of Minnesota Hospital November 20, 1977 Egyptian President Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset November 20, 1977 Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions November 20, 1977 Walter Payton (Bears) rushes for NFL-record 275 yards November 20, 1976 George Harrison appears on Saturday Night Live November 20, 1976 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-Hong Kong Golf Open November 20, 1975 Ronald Reagan announced candidacy for Rep nomination for president November 20, 1974 Rangers' Jeff Burroughs wins AL MVP November 20, 1974 The U.S. files antitrust suit to break-up AT&T November 20, 1971 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site November 20, 1970 U.N. General Assembly accepts membership of China PR November 20, 1969 Alcatraz Island off SF, is seized by militant Native Americans November 20, 1969 Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut vs. Australia Kanpur November 20, 1969 Pele scores his 1,000th soccer goal November 20, 1969 San Francisco Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP November 20, 1968 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site November 20, 1967 At 11 AM, Census Clock at Department of Commerce ticks past 200 million November 20, 1967 Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year November 20, 1966 "Cabaret" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 1166 performances November 20, 1966 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Success Golf Open November 20, 1966 Dallas sacks Pittsburgh QBs an NFL record 12 times November 20, 1966 Men in Zurich vote against female suffrage November 20, 1965 "Pickwick" closes at 46th St. Theater New York City after 56 performances November 20, 1965 U.N. Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia November 20, 1965 WCNY TV channel 24 in Syracuse, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting November 20, 1964 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 9th/10th String Quartet premiers in Moscow November 20, 1962 Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP November 20, 1962 U.S.S.R. agrees to remove bombers from Cuba, and U.S. lifts blockade November 20, 1961 WPLG TV channel 10 in Miami, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting November 20, 1959 U.N. adopts Universal Declaration of Children's Rights November 20, 1959 WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal November 20, 1957 Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers," premieres in New York City November 20, 1955 Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India vs. NZ November 20, 1955 Polly Umrigar scores India's 1st Test Cricket double century, 223 vs. NZ November 20, 1954 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting November 20, 1953 Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, 1st to break Mach 2 (1,300 MPH) November 20, 1952 Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP November 20, 1952 George Axelrods "7 Year Itch," premieres in New York City November 20, 1952 Prague show trial against 14 communists (9 Jewish) begin November 20, 1951 Snowdonia becomes a National Park in Wales November 20, 1949 Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000 November 20, 1948 U.S. balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record) November 20, 1947 "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC November 20, 1947 1st permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (New Jersey) November 20, 1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten November 20, 1947 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mediator Dei November 20, 1947 U.N. General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps November 20, 1946 Lillian Hellman's "Another Part of the Forest," premieres in New York City November 20, 1945 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany November 20, 1945 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres November 20, 1945 Queen Wilhelmina opens parliament in Hague November 20, 1944 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines) November 20, 1944 Amsterdam: Vondelpark closed because of kappen of trees November 20, 1944 Prince Bernhard establishes staff in Breda November 20, 1943 U-538 sinks in Atlantic Ocean November 20, 1943 U.S. forces land on Tarawa and Makin Atoll in Gilbert Island November 20, 1942 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski November 20, 1942 British 8th Army recaptures Benghazi, Libya November 20, 1942 Hitler names fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein becomes commanding November 20, 1942 NHL abolishes regular season OT until WW II is over November 20, 1942 Soviet army offensive, 1 million Russians breach German lines November 20, 1941 Adm Nomura and Kurusu hands over Japanese last diplomatic note November 20, 1941 German Q/pirate ship Kormoran sinks near Australia November 20, 1940 German air raid on Birmingham fails November 20, 1940 Hungary joins 3 Power pact November 20, 1938 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over U.S. radio (by Father Coughlin) November 20, 1934 Eiji Sawamura, 17, gives up 1 hit, Lou Gehrig's HR, Japan beats U.S. 1-0 November 20, 1934 Lillian Hellman's "Children's Hour," premieres in New York City November 20, 1934 New Belgian government of Theunis, Francqui and Gutt (3 bankers) November 20, 1934 Tornoto Maple Leaf Harvey Jackson is 1st to score 4 goals in 1 period November 20, 1932 Earthquake at Uden Netherlands November 20, 1931 Commercial teletype service begins (AT&T) November 20, 1929 1st broadcast of "Goldbergs" on U.S. radio November 20, 1929 Salvador Dali's 1st one-man show November 20, 1928 Boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0 November 20, 1928 WGH-AM in Newport News Virginia begins radio transmissions November 20, 1923 Garrett Morgan invents and patents traffic signal November 20, 1922 Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale," premieres in New York City November 20, 1920 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to U.S. president Woodrow Wilson November 20, 1919 1st municipally owned airport in U.S. opens (Tucson Az) November 20, 1917 1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines) November 20, 1917 Ukrainian Republic declared November 20, 1915 7th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Rowing, 13-7 November 20, 1914 U.S. State Department starts requiring photographs for passports November 20, 1911 Gustav Mahlers "Tie Song of the Erde" premieres in Munich November 20, 1910 Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero November 20, 1909 Jack Williams of Ottawa Rough Riders kicks 9 singles in a game November 20, 1906 George Bernard Shaws "Doctor's Dilemma," premieres in London November 20, 1902 Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange create Tour de France bicycle race November 20, 1901 Opera "Griselidis" is produced (Paris) November 20, 1894 U.S. intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua November 20, 1890 Pope Leo XIII encyclical On slavery in missions November 20, 1889 Gustav Mahlers 1st Symphony November 20, 1888 William Bundy patents timecard clock November 20, 1873 Rival cities of Buda and Pest unite to form the capital of Hungary November 20, 1866 1st national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org) November 20, 1866 Howard University founded (Wash, DC) November 20, 1866 Pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle November 20, 1865 Howard University forms in Washington D.C. November 20, 1862 Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee November 20, 1862 Confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg November 20, 1852 Charles Reade/Tom Taylor's "Masks and Faces," premieres in London November 20, 1833 Charles Darwin reaches Punta Gorda, sees Rio Uruguay November 20, 1829 Jews expelled from Nikolayev and Sevastopol Russia November 20, 1817 1st Seminole War begins in Florida November 20, 1815 2nd Peace of Paris: France and allies November 20, 1815 Russia, Prussia, Austria and England signs Great Alliance November 20, 1805 Beethoven's "Fidelio," premieres in Vienna November 20, 1795 Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday November 20, 1789 New Jersey is 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights November 20, 1780 Britain declares war on Holland November 20, 1759 Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French November 20, 1755 English minister William Pitt Sr resigns November 20, 1719 Sweden and Hannover sign peace Treaty of Stockholm November 20, 1637 Peter Minuit and 1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden November 20, 1616 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War November 20, 1583 Duke of Parma conquerors Aalst November 20, 1521 Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine November 20, 1520 Friesland hit by heavy hail storm November 20, 1431 1st meeting of Order of Guilder Flies November 20, 1347 Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo beats nobles November 20, 1342 Pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht November 20, 1272 Edward I proclaimed King of England November 20, 1168 Giovanni di Struma elected anti-Pope' Source: http://www.brainyhistory.com/days/november_20.html
  • the Nuremburg Trials began in 1945

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