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This Day In History

This site was created to easily navigate collection of various events in history.

History is the study of the past, particularly the written record of the human race, but more generally including scientific and archaeological discoveries about the past.

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August 20th, 2007DeathLeona Helmsley, American hotel operator and real estate investor (born in 1920)
August 20th, 2007DeathLarry Hartsell, American martial artist, bodyguard, trainer, student of Bruce Lee and Dan Inosanto (born in 1942)
August 20th, 2006DeathClaude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (born in 1932)
August 20th, 2006DeathJoe Rosenthal, American photographer (born in 1911)
August 20th, 2006DeathCpl Bryan Budd VC, British soldier (Afghanistan) (born in 1977)
August 20th, 2005DeathThomas Herrion, American football player (born in 1981)
August 20th, 2005DeathKrzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer (born in 1970)
August 20th, 2003BirthPrince Gabriel of Belgium
August 20th, 2002EventA group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and giving up.
August 20th, 2001DeathSir Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and science fiction writer (born in 1915)

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