May 20, 1980 in History

Event:

710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls New York) are evacuated





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1992 India launches its 1st satellite independently
1989 China declares martial law in Beijing
1954 Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China
1940 Igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention
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