April 20: Day of the Week
April 20, 2020 is the 111st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 20 Historical Event(s)
- 1810The Governor of Caracas declares independence from Spain.
- 1828René Caillié becomes the first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou.
- 1884Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Humanum Genus.
- 1902Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
- 191419 men, women, and children die in the Ludlow Massacre during a Colorado coal-miner’s strike.
- 1922The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR.
- 1926Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.
- 1945World War II: Fuehrerbunker: Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.
- 1968English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial Rivers of Blood speech.
- 1978Korean Air Flight 902 is shot down by the Soviet Union.
Who were born on April 20?
- 1586Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)
- 1633Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)
- 1668Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (d. 1739)
- 1893Harold Lloyd, American actor (d. 1971)
- 1919Richard Hillary, Australian pilot and author (d. 1943)
- 1939Peter S. Beagle, American author
- 1957Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-born Canadian actor
- 1964Rosalynn Sumners, American figure skater
- 1971Nikos Kyzeridis, Greek footballer
- 1976Joey Lawrence, American actor
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