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Notable Historical Events for March 20th

1852Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

1965Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"

1990Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident

1906George Bernard Shaw's "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" premieres in London

1989Baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation

1868Jesse James Gang robs bank in Russelville, Kentucky, of $14,000

1988Laura Davies wins Circle K LPGA Tucson Golf Open

200216th Soul Train Music Awards: The O'Jays, Dr. Dre & Alicia Keys wins

200418th Soul Train Music Awards: R. Kelly, Janet Jackson, Outkast & Beyoncé win

1994Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament

March 20th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on March 20th

1856Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management

1948Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)

1922Carl Reiner, Bronx, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show)

1963David Thewlis, Blackpool, Lancashire, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series)

1957Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], Atlanta, Florida, American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)

1928Fred Rogers, Latrobe PA, children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood)

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Notable Weddings on March 20th

1976Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

1969Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar

March 20th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on March 20th

1568Albert of Prussia, 1st Duke of Prussia, dies at 77

1964Brendan Behan, Irish writer/poet, dies at 41

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