July 20th in history

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Billboard publishes its 1st singles record chart (#1 is 'I'll Never Smile Again' by Tommy Dorsey)
Lindbergh begins New York flight (Spirit of St. Louis)
July 20th Plot-Failed assassination attempt on Hitler
Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
17 African states and Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC
Round World Air Race begins in Paris
1st U.S. intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, New York; Princeton wins
Time puts Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich on its cover
Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler
1st telephone introduced in Hawaii
U.S. performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1st men on Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Apollo 11
Scottish settlers arrive at Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada)
IRA bomb attacks in London
Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension
1st use of tax stamps on cigarettes
Race riots in Memphis, Tennessee
U.S. Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, 1st Martian landing
EventYear
Canada becomes the 4th country to permit same-sex marriage
U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to federal troops
U.S.S.R. recovered 2 dogs; 1st living organisms to return from space
Iron Butterfly's 'In-a-gadda-da-vida' becomes 1st heavy metal song to hit charts, it comes in at #117
German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf
Togo made a mandate of League of Nations
Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents ) (New York beats Brooklyn 22-18)
France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands
Start of 1st Lancashire-Yorkshire clash at Hyde Park, Sheffield
Mahlon Loomis patents wireless radio
Colombia declares independence from Spain
O. J. Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X
Confederate state's congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Virginia
British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province
Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 13th Symphony
WW I draft lottery held; #258 is 1st drawn

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