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February 20 holidays in 2022
World Day of Social Justice
United Nations Observance
Hoodie Hoo Day
National Love Your Pet Day
National Cherry Pie Day
February 20 2021 holidays
February 20 2023 holidays
Historical Events on February 20
S President George Washington signs the Postal Service Act. This act founds the U.S Post Office Department.
An earthquake hit Concepcion, Chile and destroys it.
The Battle of Olustee takes place during the American Civil War. It’s the biggest battle to have been fought in the state of Florida throughout the entire war.
In New York City, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its doors.
The legislature for the Territory of Hawaii convenes for the first time on this day.
The U.S Congress approves the construction of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge. This allows California to begin work on it immediately.
Amendment to the U.S Constitution is proposed by the United State Congress. This amendment would repeal prohibition in the U.S.
Adolf Hitler meets with German captains of industry to set up financing for the Nazi Party’s upcoming election campaigns.
S movie studio execs agree to allow the U.S Office of War Information to censor movies.
American bomber raids begin on German aircraft manufacturing centers during WWII.
Eniwetok Island is seized by the U.S during WWII.
John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit Earth while he’s on board the Friendship 7.
After successfully taking pictures of possible Apollo landing sites, Ranger 8 crashes into the moon.
The U.S Emergency Broadcast System is accidentally activated.
Famous Birthdays on February 20
American photographer Ansel Adams is born in
American actor Gale Gordon is born in
American fashion designer, artist, socialite and actress, Gloria Vanderbilt is born in
American actor Sydney Poitier is born in
American actress Amanda Blake is born in
American singer-songwriter J. Geils is born in
American actor Peter Strauss is born in
American model and actress, Jennifer O’Neill is born in
American singer-songwriter Kurt Cobain is born in
Bosnian screenwriter and actor, Danis Tanović is born in
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