July 20th in history

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

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