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May 20, 1881

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It happened 136 Years and 7 Months and 30 Days ago.
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History Facts:


20-05-0325 1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea - Asia Minor
20-05-1506 Christopher Columbus died in poverty in Spain
20-05-1775 Mecklenburg County - NC citizens declare independence from England
20-05-1830 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper -`Baltimore American'
20-05-1845 1st legislative assembly convenes in Hawaii
20-05-1861 NC becomes 10th state to secede from US
20-05-1862 Homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West
20-05-1875 Intl Bureau of Weights & Measures established by treaty
20-05-1902 US ends occupation of Cuba
20-05-1926 Thomas Edison said Americans preferred silent movies over talkies
20-05-1927 Lindbergh flew NY-Paris - 1st solo flight across Atlantic
20-05-1932 Earhart left Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic
20-05-1939 Pan Am began transatlantic passenger & air mail service
20-05-1956 Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane - Bikini Atoll
20-05-1959 Yanks sink to last place - 1st time since May 25 - 1940
20-05-1961 White mob attacks `Freedom Riders' in Montgomery - Alabama
20-05-1972 Republic of Cameroon declared
20-05-1974 Soyuz 14 returns to Earth
20-05-1976 Viking 1 - Mars landing
20-05-1978 US Launches Pioneer Venus 1-produces 1st global radar map of Venus
20-05-1979 Cambodian Martyrs Day
20-05-1985 Dow Jones Avg closes above 1300 for 1st time
20-05-1985 FBI arrests John A Walker Jr - convicted of spying for USSR
20-05-1985 US began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti

Famous Birthdays:


20-05-1750 Stephen Girard, bailed out U.S. bonds during War of 1812
20-05-1768 Dolly Dandridge Payne Madison, first lady
20-05-1799 Honore de Balzac, French novelist (Pere Goriot)
20-05-1806 John Stuart Mill, philosopher, political economist, Utilitarian
20-05-1818 William George Fargo, helped to found Wells, Fargo & Co
20-05-1822 Frederic Passy, cowinner of 1st Nobel Peace Prize (1901)
20-05-1882 Sigrid Undset, Norweg. novelist (Kristin Lavransdatter) (Nobel '28)
20-05-1890 Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor
20-05-1894 Adela Rogers St. Johns, journalist, author
20-05-1901 Max Euwe, of the Netherlands, world chess champion (1935-37)
20-05-1908 Jimmy Stewart, Actor
20-05-1913 William Hewlett, cofounder of Hewlett-Packard Co
20-05-1915 Moshe Dayan, Israeli general & politician
20-05-1919 George Gobel, Comedian
20-05-1933 Constance Towers
20-05-1934 Alexei A. Leonov, Soviet cosmonaut (Voskhod 2, Apollo-Soyuz)
20-05-1940 Sadaharu Oh, of Yomiuri Giants (Japan), hit 868 career HR
20-05-1944 Joe Cocker, in Engl
20-05-1946 Cher Bono, California "I got you babe"
20-05-1958 Ron Reagan Jr., President's son
20-05-1958 Jane Wiedlin, (GoGos)
20-05-1966 Mindy Cohn, LA (Facts of Life)

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1881-05-20
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 20-05-1881
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-20-1881
Australia, Belize : 20-05-1881 or 05-20-1881
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1881-05-20 or 20-05-1881
Albania : 1881-05-20 or 20/05/1881
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 20/05/1881
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 20.05.1881
Austria : 20.5.1881 or 20.5.81 or 20. May 1881 or 20. May 81
Bangladesh : 20-05-81 or 81-05-20
Belgium : 20-05-1881
Turkmenistan : 20.05.1881 or 20.05.81
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 20. 5. 1881. or 20. May 1881.
Czech Republic : 20. 5. 1881 or 20. May 1881
Cambodia : 1881-05-20 or 20-05-1881
Canada : 20-05-1881 or 1881 05 20 or 20/05/81 or May/20/1881 or May 20, 1881 or May-20-81 or 1881-05-20 or 20 May 1881
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1881-05-20
Denmark : 20-05-1881 or 20-05-81 or 1881-05-20 or 18810520 or 20. May 1881 or 20/5-81 or 20/5-1881
Estonia : 20.5.1881 or 20. May 1881
Finland, Serbia : 20.5.1881 or 20. May 1881
France, Ireland : 20/05/1881 or 20-05-1881
Germany : 20.05.81 or 20.5.81 or 20.05.1881 or 20.5.1881 or 1881-05-20 or 20. May 1881
Hong Kong : 20/05/81 or 20/5/81 or 20/05/1881 or 20/5/1881 or 1881/05/20
Hungary : 1881. 05. 20.
India : 20-05-1881 or 18810520 or 1881 05 20 or 1881-05-20
Iran : 1881/05/20 or 81/5/20 or 1881-05-20 or 20 May 1881
Kazakhstan : 1881.20.05 or 20.05.1881 or 20.05.81
Kenya : 81/05/20 or 20/05/1881 or 5/20/1881
Korea : 1881.05.20 or 1881/05/20
Latvia : 20.05.1881 or 1881.05.20
Luxembourg : 20/05/1881 or 20.5.1881
Maldives : th 1881f May, 1881 or 20.05.1881 or 20.05.81 or 20/05/81 or 20/05/1881 or 20-05-81 or 20-05-1881
Mongolia : 1881.05.20
Montenegro : 20.5.1881
Netherlands : 20-05-81 or 20-05-1881 or 20 May 81 or 20 May 1881
Nigeria : 20/05/81
Norway : 20.05.1881 or 200581 or 1881-05-20 or 20/5-81
Pakistan, Spain : 20/05/81 or 20/05/1881
Philippines : May 20, 1881 or 20-05-1881
Portugal : 20/05/1881 or 20-05-1881 or 1881-05-20
Poland : 20.05.1881
Romania : 20.05.1881 or 20-May-1881
Russia : 20.05.1881 or 20.05.81
Saudi Arabia : 20/05/1881 or 05/20/1881
Slovakia : 20. 05. 1881
Slovenia : 1881.05.20 or 20.5.1881 or 20. May 1881
South Africa : 1881-05-20 or 20/5/81
Sweden : 1881-05-20 or 20/5 1881 or 20/5 -81 or 20.05.1881
Ukraine : 20.05.81 or 20.05.1881 or 20/05/1881
United States of America : 05/20/81 or 05/20/1881 or 20 May 1881 or 1881-05-20
Uzbekistan : 20.05.1881 or 20/05 1881

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