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Notable Historical Events for September 20th

1919Babe Ruth ties Ned Williamson's major league mark of 27 HRs

2011"New Girl", starring Zooey Deschanel, debuts on Fox

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

1955Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH

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

1987Walter Payton scores NFL record 107th rushing touchdown

1939Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1955Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRS in a season

1519Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of the world

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

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Notable Birthdays on September 20th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

1863Jakob Grimm, writer, dies at 78

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

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