THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2011


This day in #history 2011
NOVEMBER 20th

1755 – English minister William Pitt Sr resigns

1917 – Ukrainian Republic

1920 – Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson

1959 – UN adopts Universal Declaration of Children’s Rights

1962 – USSR agrees to remove bombers from Cuba , & US lifts blockade

1969 – Pele scores his 1,000 th soccer goal

1970 – UN General Assembly accepts membership of China PR

1981 – Burundia adopts its constitution

1985 – Microsoft Windows 1 .0 is released.

1986 – Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees

1986 – UN ‘s WHO announces 1st global effort to combat AIDS

1994 – The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war ( localized fighting resumed the next year).

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1858 – Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka ,
Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils ), (d . 1940)

FAMOUS DEATHS

2003 – David Dacko , first President of the Central
African Republic (b . 1930)

007 – Ian Smith , Prime Minister of Rhodesia ( b.
1919)
.FAMOUS WEDDING

.2005 – Bollywood actor Zayed Khan (25 ) weds
Malaika Parekh at the Grand Maratha Sheraton in
Mumbai, India

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