20th of December

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The December 20 is the 354th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 355th in leap years ), thus remain 11 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1256: capture of Alamut (picture from around 1430)
1821: Monument to the National Assembly
1971: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

economy

1870: Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Frankfurt 1945

science and technology

The four light bulbs on December 20, 1951
1999: ACRIMSat

Culture

1483: Page of the Dialogus creaturarum

society

  • 1968 : A late as Zodiac Killer known serial killer murdered with Betty Lou Jensen and David Faraday her boyfriend in Vallejo , California, his first two victims.
  • 2007 : Two paintings valued at 70 million euros are stolen from the Museu de Arte de São Paulo . The police can retrieve both paintings from the museum intact on January 8, 2008.

religion

1759: Pope Clement XIII.

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

Ferdinand Buisson (* 1841)

1851-1875

1876-1900

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Otto Graf Lambsdorff (* 1926)

1951-1975

Piet Klocke (* 1957)
Joey Kelly (* 1972)

1976-2000

Mapei (* 1983)

Died

Before the 16th century

Gundekar I. in the Pontifical Gundekarianum

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

Anita Augspurg († 1943)

1951-1975

John Steinbeck († 1968)

1976-2000

Arthur Rubinstein († 1982)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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