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Notable Historical Events for March 20th

1852Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

1989Baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation

1973Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death

1937Franco offensive at Guadalajara, Spain

1968LBJ signs a bill removing gold backing from US paper money

1890German emperor Wilhelm II fires republic chancellor Otto Von Bismarck

1994"Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 perfs

1906George Bernard Shaw's "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" premieres in London

1990Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident

1988Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

March 20th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on March 20th

1948Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)

1963David Thewlis, Blackpool, Lancashire, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series)

1939Brian Mulroney, Baie-Comeau Quebec, (P-C) 18th PM of Canada (1984-93)

1856Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management

1957Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], Atlanta, Florida, American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)

1928Fred Rogers, Latrobe PA, children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood)

March 20th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on March 20th

1969Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar

1976Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

March 20th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on March 20th

1568Albert of Prussia, 1st Duke of Prussia, dies at 77

1964Brendan Behan, Irish writer/poet, dies at 41

March 20th Deaths
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