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Notable Historical Events for July 20th

1944US President FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention

1989Burma government puts author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest

1980109th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 271 at Muirfield Gullane

1994OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller

1992121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane

1986Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1836Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension

1881Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops

200816th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win

1980Pat Bradley wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic

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Notable Birthdays on July 20th

1908[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Gweedore, Irish-American mob hitman

1956Mima Jausovec, Maribor Yugoslavia, tennis player (French Open-1977)

1822Gregor Mendel, Austrian Empire, monk/geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), (d. 1884)

1919Edmund Hillary, Auckland NZ, Explorer and Mountaineer (1st to scale Mt Everest with Tenzing Norgay), (d. 2008)

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Notable Deaths on July 20th

1973Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32

1937Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

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