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Notable Historical Events for April 20th

1997Nick Price wins golf MCI Classic

1997Mark McGwire is 4th to HR on Detroit Tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew, & Cecil Fielder)

1968Pierre Trudeau sworn in as Canada's 15th Prime Minister

1971Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun"

1759George Frederic Handel is buried in Westminster Abbey, London

1977Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres

1976George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python

1986Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game

1862The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.

1939Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double

April 20th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 20th

1889Adolf Hitler, Braunau, Austria, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45)

1972Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], Sharonville, Ohio, American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans)

April 20th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 20th

1914Poet and critic Ezra Pound (28) weds Dorothy Shakespear

2002MLB player Mark McGwire (38) weds Stephanie Slemer (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

April 20th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on April 20th

1912Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64

2010Dorothy Height, American civil rights activist, dies at 98

April 20th Deaths
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