JULY 20 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1903 – The Ford Motor Company shipped its 1st car on the 20th day of July in 1903.

1919 – Sir Edmund Hillary the New Zealand mountaineer and explorer was born on the 20th day of July in 1919 (d. 2008).

1938 – Natalie Wood the American actress was born on the 20th day of July in 1938 (d. 1981)

1945 – Kim Carnes the American singer and songwriter was born on the 20th day of July in 1945.

1953 – Dave Evans the Australian singer from AC/DC was born on the 20th day of July in 1953.

1953 – Marcia Hines the American born Australian singer was born on the 20th day of July in 1953.

1954 – Jay Jay French the guitarist from Twisted Sister was born on the 20th day of July in 1954.

1956 – Paul Cook the English musician from the Sex Pistols was born on the 20th day of July in 1956.

1963Martin Roberts the author, property expert, investor, entrepreneur and television presenter of Homes Under the Hammer was born on the 20th day of July in 1963.

1964 – Terri Irwin the American naturalist, and widow of Steve Irwin was born on the 20th day of July in 1964.

1968 – The first Special Olympics was held on the 20th day of July in 1968.

1969 – Apollo 11 successfully made the 1st manned landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the 1st humans to walk on the Moon, about 7 hours later.

1973 – Bruce Lee the American actor and martial artist died on the 20th day of July in 1973 (b. 1940).

1976 – Andrew Stockdale the Australian musician from Wolfmother was born on the 20th day of July in 1976.

2009The Project (originally The 7PM Project ) Australian talk show television program was first broadcast on the 20th July 2009. The 7PM Project was originally hosted by Charlie PickeringCarrie Bickmore and Dave Hughes (2009 – 2013), with rotating daily guest panellists. The Project official website: www.TheProjectTV.com.au | The Project Twitter verified: www.Twitter.com/TheProjectTV | The Project Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TheProjectTV | The Project ZeeBox | YouTube video: 7PM Project: 1st episode at 7pm 20th July 2009…

Today in History for July 20th ~ video presented by the Associated Press

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