Today in History for 20th February 1975

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Historical Events

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- Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan Lahore
- Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party
- USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

- Brendan Witt, Humboldt, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
- Brian Littrell, singer (Backstreet Boys)
- Ismael Kirui, Marakwet Kenya, 5k runner
- Liván Hernández, Cuban baseball player

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 76
- Lillian Fontaine, actress (Suddenly it's Spring), dies at 88
- Robert Strauss, actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey), dies at 61

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