20th of July

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The July 20 is the 201st day of the Gregorian calendar (the 202nd in leap years ), thus remain 164 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1546: Elector Johann Friedrich I of Saxony
1866: Admiral Tegetthoff in the naval battle of Lissa
1905: German East Africa
1974: Cyprus

economy

science and technology

1976: Landing area of Viking 1
  • 1976 : The lander of the Viking 1 space probe reaches the surface of Mars and takes the first close-up of the surface of Mars.

Culture

society

religion

Disasters

1783: The Laki Crater

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 . Entries on football world championship games can be found in the sub-pages of football world championships . The same is true for European football championships .

Born

Before the 19th century

Petrarch (* 1304)

19th century

Louisa Anne Meredith (* 1812)
Fanny Janauschek (* 1828)

20th century

1901-1925

Jacques Delors (born 1925)

1926-1950

Lyudmila Mikhailovna Alexejewa (* 1927)
Otto Schily (* 1932)
Natalie Wood (born 1938)

1951-1975

Harald Grill (* 1951)
Chris Cornell (born 1964)

1976-2000

Gisele Bündchen (* 1980)

Died

Claude de France
(† 1524) with her daughters
Heinrich Julius
(† 1613)

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

Ferdinand of Romania
(† 1927)

1951-2000

21st century

James Doohan
(† 2005)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Margaret of Antioch , Roman virgin, martyr and patron saint (Anglican, Protestant, Catholic)
    • St. Elijah , Israelite prophet (Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant: LCMS )
    • St. Aurelius of Carthage , theologian, Church Father and Bishop of Carthage (Catholic)

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


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