April 20 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Chinese Language Day - International (Culture & History)
Orthodox Easter Day holiday Ukraine National Holiday, Orthodox
Easter Monday (Orthodox) Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Easter Monday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Queen's Birthday Saint Helena Public Holiday
Orthodox Easter Monday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Patriot's Day United States (Maine, Massachusetts) State Holiday
Spring Festival Egypt National Holiday
St. George's Day Canada (Newfoundland And Labrador) Local Holiday
Sechseläuten Switzerland (Zurich) Observance
Lima Bean Respect Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Cheddar Fries Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Look Alike Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action)
National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Bookmobile Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading, Education & Reading, Education & Reading, Education & Reading)
Ridván Pakistan Optional Holiday

Historical Events on April 20

  • 1775: After the Battles at Lexington and Concord, the Siege of Boston starts during the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1789: On his way to Manhattan for his inauguration, George Washington stops at Grays Ferry in Philadelphia.
  • 1792: France declares war against Hungary – this is the start of the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 1836: The Wisconsin Territory is created by an act passed by the United States Congress.
  • 1862: Claude Bernard and Louis Pasteur complete the experiment that shows the theory of spontaneous generation is false.
  • 1902: Pierre Curie and his wife, Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
  • 1908: The New South Wales Rugby Leagues has its first day of competition.
  • 1912: It’s opening day for Tiger Stadium in Detroit.
  • 1912: It’s opening day for Fenway Park in Boston.
  • 1914: At the Ludlow Massacre, 19 men, women and children die during a coal miner’s strike in Colorado.
  • 1945: The city of Leipzig in Germany is captured by United States’ forces. Later on, these forces would cede the city to the Soviets.
  • 1945: Adolf Hitler leaves his bunker to give the child soldiers of the Hitler Youth Iron Crosses.
  • 1945: 20 Jewish children are killed in the basement of Bullenhuser Damm School. These children were used in experiments at Neuengamme.
  • 2010: The drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon explodes in the Gulf of Mexico; As a result, 11 workers are killed and an oil spill begins that would last 6-months.
  • 2013: More than a hundred and fifty people are killed during an earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province.

Famous Birthdays on April 20

  • Austrian-German soldier and dictator, Adolf Hitler is born in 1889.
  • American actor Bruce Cabot is born in 1904.
  • American actor George Takei is born in 1937.
  • American actor James Gammon is born in 1940.
  • American actor Ryan O’Neal is born in 1941.
  • American actress Jessica Lange is born in 1949.
  • American actor Crispin Glover is born in 1964.

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