September 20 holidays in 2019
Extended National Holiday
German World Childrens' Day
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 20 2018 holidays
September 20 2020 holidays
Historical Events on September 20
On this day, the American Association for the Advancement of Science is formed.
French and British forces defeat the Russians in Crimea during the Battle of Alma.
With the recapturing of Delhi by East India Company loyalists, the Indian Rebellion of 1857 comes to an end.
The Prince of Wales – who would later become King Edward VII – visited the U.S.
The Battle of Chickamauga ends. This battle fought in Northwestern Georgia is the only significant Confederate victory of the American Civil War’s Western Theater of Operation.
American made gas-power car is road tested by Charles Duryea and his brother.
Mobile Nazi killing squad Einsatzkommando 3 murdered over four hundred Jews in Nemencing, Latvia. Of that number, 176 were women and 99 were children.
The German SS murders over 3,000 Jews in Letychiv, Ukraine
Approximately 20,000 protesters marched on Jena, Louisiana to support six African-American youths who had been convicted of assaulting a white classmate.
54 people are killed and 266 people are wounded when a dump truck filled with explosives is detonated in front of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The “Don’t ask; don’t tell” policy of the U.S military ended on this day. This allowed gay men and women to serve openly.
Famous Birthdays on September 20
American general John F. Reynolds is born in
American poet and educator Kate Harrington is born in
Italian soldier, journalist and Nobel Prize laureate Ernesto Teodoro Moneta is born in
American novelist Upton Beall Sinclair is born in
American editor Maxwell Perkins is born in
Japanese-American martial artist, actor and founder of the Gosoku-ryu style of karate Takayuki Kubota is born in
Italian actress Sophia Loren is born in
English author and illustrator Keith Roberts is born in
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