November 20 Deaths in History - November 20 Birthdays - November 20 Events
2007 Ian Smith, dies in Capetown, South Africa, at 88
1997 Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana
1997 Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52
1996 Bert Geoffrey Achong, electron microscopist, dies at 67
1995 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist, dies at 50
1995 Sergei Grinkov, Russian ice skater, Olympic and World figure skating champion, dies of heart attack at 28
1994 John Lucarotti, scriptwriter, dies at 68
1993 Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
1993 Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
1993 Heather Farr, golfer, dies of cancer at 28
1992 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
1991 Gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies
1989 Lynn Bari, actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law), dies at 71
1985 Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65
1984 Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78
1983 Marcel Dalio, actor (Casablanca), dies at 83
1983 Richard Loo, actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest
1977 Maxie Wander, writer, dies
1976 Trofim Lysenko, Russian Celebrity
1975 Francisco Franco, y Bahamonde, Span dictator (1936-75), dies at 82
1973 Allan Sherman, parodist (Camp Granada, Harvey and Sheila), dies at 48
1968 Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50
1968 Helen Gardner, silent film actress (Sandra), dies
1965 Gabriella VM Elisabeth, queen of the Belgians, dies at 89
1965 Katharine Anthony, American Writer
1964 John Tasker Howard, composer, dies at 73
1962 Jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, dies
1960 Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet and writer, dies
1952 Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86
1950 Francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84
1947 Wolfgang Borchert, German author (Draussen vor of the Tur), dies at 26
1945 Francis William Aston, British Scientist
1944 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies
1939 Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72
1936 Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed
1933 Augustine Birrell, English Author
1927 Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56
1925 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
1910 Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (Anna Karenina), dies at 82
1900 Peter S Koyer, Danish painter/sculptor/graphic artist, dies at 49
1899 Carl A E Ahlqvist, A Oksanen, Finnish translator, dies at 63
1898 John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway), dies
1894 Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64
1887 Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont and Receiver), dies at 77
1882 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer, dies at 62
1863 James Bruce, Count of Elgin and Kincardine, governor Jamaica, dies at 52
1856 Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81
1851 Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75
1827 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer, dies at 58
1774 Abraham Tucker, British Philosopher
1764 Christian Goldbach, German mathematician, dies
1758 Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish composer/violist, dies at 64
1750 Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50
1741 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/clergyman, dies
1737 Caroline of Ansbach, queen of Great Britain, dies
1713 Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), dies
1678 Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56
1675 Francisco de Moura y Cortereal, Span land guardian of Netherlands (1664-68)
1669 Arnold Geulincx, South Netherlands philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45
1527 Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter, 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic
1518 Pierre de la Rue/Peter van Straten, Flemish composer, dies
1480 Eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies
1347 Stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle
967 Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of liederen), dies




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