Today in History for 20th August 1955

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca
- Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Jay Acovone, Mahopac NY, actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat)
- Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics-96)
- Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)

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