November 20 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2018 British chemist Aaron Klug died. Death day
2016 Greek politician Konstantinos Stephanopoulos died. Death day
2016 150 people died in Pukhrayan train derailment. Man-Made Disaster
2015 Laos's first artificial satellite Laosat-1 was launched. Launch Day
2005 Japanese film Howl's Moving Castle was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
1999 Supercentenarian from United Kingdom, Annie Jennings died at the age of 115 years, 8 days. Death day
1996 41 people died in The Garley Building fire at Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Man-Made Disaster
1993 Avioimpex Flight 110 aircraft incident at Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, killed 116 people. Man-Made Disaster
1993 81 people died in Zhili Toy Factory fire at Shenzhen, China. Man-Made Disaster
1992 Chess grandmaster from United States, Marc Tyler Arnold was born. Birthday
1991 Chess grandmaster from Australia, Moulthun Ly was born. Birthday
1987 Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon was born. Birthday
1983 Chess grandmaster from Denmark, Allan Stig Rasmussen was born. Birthday
1980 Australian politician John McEwen died. Death day
1978 Chess grandmaster from Iran, Amir Bagheri was born. Birthday
1974 Lufthansa Flight 540 aircraft incident at Nairobi, Kenya, killed 59 people. Man-Made Disaster
1969 Chess grandmaster from Lithuania, Darius Zagorskis was born. Birthday
1969 Nigeria Airways Flight 825 aircraft incident at Lagos, Nigeria, killed 87 people. Man-Made Disaster
1968 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Andrei Kharlov was born. Birthday
1968 Astronaut from United States, James Dutton was born. Birthday
1967 TWA Flight 128 aircraft incident at Hebron, Kentucky, US, killed 70 people. Man-Made Disaster
1965 Sumo wrestler Hidenoumi was born. Birthday
1960 Chess grandmaster from China, Ye Jiangchuan was born. Birthday
1949 Japanese politician Wakatsuki Reijiro died. Death day
1946 Chess grandmaster from Monaco, Algimantas Butnorius was born. Birthday
1945 English chemist Francis William Aston died. Death day
1940 Israeli-American chemist Arieh Warshel was born. Birthday
1937 Finnish skier Eero Mantyranta was born. Birthday
1934 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Lev Polugaevsky was born. Birthday
1929 Golfer from United States, Don January was born. Birthday
1927 American actress Estelle Parsons was born. Birthday
1923 South African writer Nadine Gordimer was born. Birthday
1917 Golfer from South Africa, Bobby Locke was born. Birthday
1886 Austrian ethologist Karl von Frisch was born. Birthday
1867 German chemist Gustav Giemsa was born. Birthday
1858 Swedish author and teacher Selma Lagerlof was born. Birthday
1841 Canadian politician Wilfrid Laurier was born. Birthday
1838 Irish mechanical engineer William Painter was born. Birthday
1761 Pope Pius VIII was born. Birthday
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