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Notable Historical Events for September 20th

1968Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536

1976Playboy releases Jimmy Carter's interview that he lusts for women

451Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun at The Battle of the Catalaunian Plainsat (Chalons-sur-Marne) halting Hun invasion of Roman Gaul

1980George Brett goes 0-for-4 dropping his avg below .400 for good

1643First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

1987Walter Payton scores NFL record 107th rushing touchdown

1904Orville & Wilbur Wright fly a circle in their Flyer II

1931Lou Gehrig's 4 RBIs break his old RBI mark of 175 en route to 184

1870Italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French

198739th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win

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Notable Birthdays on September 20th

1948George R.R. Martin, Bayonne New Jersey, American author (A Song of Ice and Fire)

1917[Arnold] Red Auerbach, Brooklyn New York, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic)

1934Sophia Loren, Rome, actress (Desire Under the Elms, Black Orchid)

1833Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Milan, Italy, journalist/soldier/pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), (d. 1918)

1884Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher (d. 1947)

1951Guy Lafleur, Thurso Quebec, NHL right wing (Montreal, NY Rangers)

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Notable Divorces on September 20th

1951Actor Jackie Coogan (36) divorces Ann McCormack after 5 years of marriage

1983Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage

September 20th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on September 20th

1945Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician at Auschwitz, commits suicide at 36

1863Jakob Grimm, writer, dies at 78

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