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On This Day

August 20

Radio Day

World Mosquito Day

1858 The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London publishes The Theory of Evolution By Charles Darwin

1882 1812 by Trachaikovsky is performed for the first time in Moscow.

1926 NHK in Japan public broadcaster TV station

1619 The first african slaves arrive to Jamestown Virginia America

1935 Ecuador President Ibarra is over thorn via Coup by General Pons

1973 The Rolling Stones release the single Angie

1982 New Jersey Devils names Don Lever as their first caption

1990 New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner resigns.

1993 WLUP-AM in Chicago fries Howard Stern

2006 WWE SumerSlam ’06 Shawn Michels tags with Triple H and pins Mr. & Shane McMahon

Happy Birthday

1923 Jim Reeves musician

1942 Isaac Hayes musician, actor in South Park

1946 Connie Chung journalist

1949 Robert Plant musician in the band Led Zeppelin

1952 Rudy Gatlin musician in the band Thin Lizzy

1965 KRS-ONE Knowledge Reign Supreme over nearly Everybody MC' of all time.

1970 Fred Durst musician in the band Limp Bizkit

1984 Tsokye Tsomo Karchung model

1989 Kirko Bangz

1992 Demi Lovato singer actress


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