Historical Events of 20 April

Historical Events of 20 April

Historical Events Of Today



  • 1999 - Today's German chancellor Helmut Cole honors the American highest civilian honor 'The Presidential Medal of Freedom'.
  • 2006 - Today, India announces the establishment of its first foreign military base in Tajikistan.
  • 2008 - On this day, Maharashtra BJP leader and National General Secretary Gopinath Munde resigned from his post.
  • 2008 - Today, after spending nine days at the International Space Station, the first South Korean astronaut, Yisoiun, returned to the earth on the other side.
  • 2011 - Today, the satellite launch vehicle 'PSLV' of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully installed three satellites successfully in space on Wednesday, April 20, 2011.
  • 2012- Today, the American media has said on successful trials of the India's Agni-5 missile that it has made India stand in its neighbor's country of China.
  • 2011- Today, the launch of PSLV satellite launch vehicle "ISRO" on Thursday,                   April 20, 2011 successfully established three satellites successfully in space.






Historical Events of 20 April

Today's Famous Birthdays


  • 1895 - Today the Malik Ghulam Mohammad - the third Governor-General of Pakistan was born.
  • 1914 - Today, Gopinath Mohanty, Oriya language famous writer is born.
  • 1920 - Today, the famous hymn singer Jumthika Roy was born.
  • 1924 - Today Chandrabali Singh, a writer, as well as a great translator translator was born.
  • 1950 - Today, the current Chief Minister of Chandrababu Naidu, famous politician and Andhra Pradesh was born.
  • 1965 - Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, was born on this day.
  • 1972 - Today Mamta Kulkarni, Indian actress was born.




Who Died Today in History


  • 1947 - Gaurishankar Hirachand Ojha, the famous historian of India, passed away today.
  • 1960 - Pannalal Ghosh - India's famous bassiere player died today.
  • 1970 - Shakeel Badayuni, Indian songwriter and shayar died on this day
  • 2004 - On this day, Komal Kothari - a person from Rajasthan who is dedicated to compiling and researching Rajasthani folk songs and stories etc. passed away.

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