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Notable Historical Events for September 20th

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

1963JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon

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

1833Charles Darwin rides horse to Buenos Aires

1961Roger Maris hits home run # 59 & barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

1187Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.

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

1881Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

1970Jim Morrison found not guilty of "lewd" behavior

1519Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of the world

September 20th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 20th

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

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

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

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

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

1878Upton Beall Sinclair, Baltimore, Maryland, US writer (Jungle), (d. 1968)

September 20th Birthdays
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Notable Divorces on September 20th

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

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

September 20th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on September 20th

1863Jakob Grimm, writer, dies at 78

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

September 20th Deaths
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