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Notable Historical Events for November 20th

1976George Harrison appears on Saturday Night Live

1997Flyers Eric Lindros tries to bite San Jose defenseman Marty McSorley

1982Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live

1962Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP

2006Moises Alou signs a one year-contract with the New York Mets worth $7.5 million

1969Pele scores his 1,000th soccer goal

18152nd Peace of Paris: France & allies after 2nd defeat and abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.

2001Josh Groban releases his debut album "Josh Groban"

1755English minister William Pitt Sr resigns

1990Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP

November 20th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on November 20th

1858Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka, Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), (d. 1940)

1929Dick Clark, Mt Vernon NY, TV host (American Bandstand), (d. 2012)

1942Joseph biden Jr, Scranton Pennsylvania, 47th US Vice President

1925Robert Francis Kennedy, Brookline, Mass (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), (d. 1968)

1889Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift)

1841Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911)

November 20th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on November 20th

1932Blues musician Muddy Waters (19) weds Mabel Berry

1947Future British Queen Princess Elizabeth II (21) weds Lt Philip Mountbatten (26) in Westminster Abbey, London

1993Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

1954NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (21) weds his high school sweetheart Dorothy Hoelle

1895Businessman Harvey Firestone (26) weds composer Idabelle Smith (21)

1937Actor Jackie Coogan (23) weds actress Betty Grable (20) at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Los Angeles

November 20th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on November 20th

1935John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, Kensington, London, of pneumonia

1903Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42

November 20th Deaths
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