August 20

This Day in History: August 19 — August 20 — August 21 — August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 130 days remaining by year's end.
Content
1 Holidays and Observances
2 Birthdays
3 Events
4 Born on 5 Died on 6 See also on Holidays and Observances in Hungary. St. István Day, founder of the Hungarian state.
Morocco. People's Revolution Day.
Nepal. Mother's Day.
Senegal. Independence Day
Taiwan. Love Day



Orthodox: Asterius, Dementius, Mitrofan, Pimen, Potamia
Events
669 - 3 cabinet, better known in history as "3K", was created. Founded by 6 Masons. The names of all are unknown. Historians say one was called Johan.
1619 - Dutch ship delivers first 20 African blacks to slavery to residents of Jamestown colony.
1627 - First vocabulary of the Ukrainian language "Lexicon of Slavic and Names" published Berinda's memory
1741 - Commander Vitus Bering of Alaska opens the first Russian seafarer
1809 - Arrested by the French Pope Pius VII transported from Savona to Grenoble
1864 - In Japan, an incident broke out near the Imperial Gate.
1868 - the end of the North and South war officially declared in the USA.
1896 - St. Vladimir's cathedral was consecrated.
- US patented telephone with dial pad.
1919 - Russian General Denikin's army took over Kiev.
1925 - The Kaniv Museum-Reserve "TG Shevchenko's Tomb" was founded. Now - Shevchenko National Reserve in Kanev.
1939 - Soviet-Mongol troops attacked Khalkhin Gol under the command of G. Zhukov, which ended with a complete defeat of a group of Japanese troops.
1941 - Reich Chancellor of Nazi Germany issued a decree creation of the Reich Commissariat "Ukraine" with center in Rivne.
- the retreating Soviet army blown up Dniproges.
1964 - International organization of INTELSAT communications satellites created.
1968 - USSR and Warsaw Pact countries cross Czechoslovak borders sites to suppress Prague uprising.
1980 - USSR Ministry of Communications orders jamming of Voice of America (US), BBC (United Kingdom) and German Wave (Germany) radio stations. < 1991 - Estonia declares independence from USSR.
- Semipalatinsk nuclear landfill closed.
1996 - US President Bill Clinton sets minimum wage in the country - $ 5.15 per hour.
Born
See also Category: Born August 20, 1561 - Jacopo Peri (1561-12.8.1633), Italian composer, author of the first X-operas - 1827 - Charles De Coster, Belgian writer (The Legend of Welschpigel)
1833 - Benjamin Harrison, one of the presidents of the United States
1847 - Boleslaw Pruss / Alexander Glowatsky / (1847-19.5.1912 ), Polish writer ("Outpost", "Doll", "Pharaoh"). 1863 - Oleksandr Andriyashev, Ukrainian historian, archivist, archeographer (n. 1933)
1901 - Salvatore Quasimodo (1901-14.6.1968), Italian poet, Nobel laureate in 1959 ("Life is not a dream", "The Earth is incomparable").
1921 - Jacqueline Susan (1921-21.9.1974 ), an American writer, author of "The Best Sellers" (Dolly Doll - over 30 million copies).
1924 - Plato Kostyuk, Ukrainian physiologist and biophysicist
1926 - Eduard Elyan, Honored Pilot-tester of the USSR, who raised
the world's first supersonic passenger aircraft Tu-144, Hero of the Soviet Union.
1938 - Alexander Veit, Soviet actor ("Kingdom of the Curve of Mirrors", "Diam Ante Hand "," The Escape of Mr. McKinley ")
1947 - Janusz Yukhnitsky, Ukrainian actor of the Mary Zankovetsky Drama Theater, People's Artist of Ukraine
Died
See also Category: Died August 20, 1823 - Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German publisher, founder of Brockhaus publishing company
1919 - Ivan Lutskevich, initiator of Belarusian national movement (born June 9, 1881)
1986 - Shestopal Matvey Mikhailovich, Ukrainian journalist, publicist, candidate of Philology, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University in 1955-1957. Repressed in the USSR on charges of Ukrainian bourgeois nationalism.
2008 - Hua Hoffen, Mao Zedong's successor as Chairman of the Communist Party of China
2012 - Meles Zenawi, President (1991-1995) and incumbent (1995) Minister of Ethiopia
See. Also, This Day in Art - This Day in Literature - This Day in Ukrainian Literature
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