According to Gregory calendar, on April 20, the day number in a year is 111 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 112. April 20 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 20 April in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1535The presence of sun dogs in Stockholm, Sweden inspired the city's oldest color illustration, Vedrolustavalan.
1657Anglo-Spanish War-N English fleet under the Admiral Robert Blackietac disappeared a Spanish treasure fleet at Santa Cruz Day Tannerif.
1712Jahandar Shah ascended the throne of Delhi.
1770Georgian king Erikle II defeated the Ottoman army at the Battle of Aspindra.
1777New York adopted the new constitution as an independent state.
1785Thomas Warton was appointed British poet laureate by King George III.
1792External Affairs Minister Charles François Dumories presented the French Legislative Assembly with a long list of complaints against Austria, France announced a war to launch the French revolutionary war.
1818Four days after the Kings Bench court in England, the right to trial was stopped by the fight in Ashford vs Thornton, the plaintiff refused to fight, allowing the defendant to be freed.
1828French explorers Rene Callia confirms the first Muslim to enter Timbaktu, for which he later received 10,000-francies from Society Day Geography.
1836The Wisconsin Territory was formed, the first capital being Belmont.
1845Romon Castilla was made President of Peru.
1878Stowel gifts were introduced for the first time in Australia.
1878Birth of Maulvi Abdul Haq, father of Urdu.
1884Pope Leo XIII published a publisher and publishes publisher, refuting many beliefs and practices associated with it as popular sovereignty and church and state separation.
1888246 people died due to hailstorm in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.
1889The birth of German dictator Adolf Hitler.
1911Famous flute player Pannalal Ghosh passed away.
191417 people died in Ludlo massacre due to a fire and gun battle between the National Guard of Colorado and the striking coal miners in Colorado.
1920219 people died in the storm in Alabama and the MCPC.
1921Ferenc Molnar's play Lilyom was first made in English in the city of Broadway.
1939Billy Holiday recorded its version of 'Strange Fruit', which gained fame as a symbol of the civil rights movement.
1939Adolf Hitler's 50th birthday was celebrated as a nationalist in Nazi Germany.
1939In Germany, the 50th birthday of the dictator Adolf Hitler was celebrated as National Day.
1968Hanok Powell, a member of the British Parliament, gave a speech in protest against the immigration and anti-discrimination law, resulting in a speech from the Shado Cabinet.
1968Pierre Trudeau made Leson B. Pearson the Prime Minister of Canada.
1969British troops arrived in Northern Ireland to reinforce the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
1972The Apollo-16 expedition landed on the moon after battling for six hours in crisis, with John Young and Charles Duke's team becoming the fifth team in history to land on the moon.
1973Canada's AMIK A-2 became the first commercial satellite.
1978Soviet fighter aircraft killed the Korean Air Lines Flight 902 after blowing up Soviet aircraft.
1986St. James Theater closed "Jerry's girls" 139 in New York City.
19908 2/3 The Surefire Sports launched by Oxland A's Brian Holman's home run hit by Cane Philips.
1997The cub defeated New York Met's with the worst opening, losing 14 straight games.
1998The violent German revolutionary group, known as the Red Army faction, announced that it was dissolved.
1999Two unaffected students brought guns to their high school in Colorado, Colorado and killed twelve students, a teacher and then killed themselves.
1999Helmut Cole, former German Chancellor, was awarded the American highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
2008Fernando Lugo became the first Non-Cholorado party candidate in 61 years.
2008After spending nine days at the International Space Station, the first South Korean astronaut Yisoyeon returned safely to Earth.
2010An outfitted oil rig deepwater in Gulf, Mexico caused an explosion on the petroleum industry's largest marine oil leakage.
2011Nigeria's presidential election was held on 16 April 2011, the winner declares President Good Luck Jonathan.
2011China released two major human rights lawyers, Liu Shiaoyuan and Jiang Tianpong.
2012Resigned after less than three years after accepting the post of Rich Ross, president of Disney Studios.
2012Thousands of people perform in the Tahrir category against the ongoing military rule in Egypt.

Important Historical Events of 20 April in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1960Boeing 707 became the first jet aircraft in Air India's fleet.
1997Shri Indra Kumar Gujral became the 12th Prime Minister of India.
2011The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) satellite launch vehicle 'PSLV' successfully placed three satellites into space.

Important Days of 20 April National & International Days 🏁

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Famous People's Birthdays on 20 April 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1950N. Chandrababu Naidu / Politician / India
1952Narayan Rane / Politician / India
1965Mukul Sangma / Politician / India
1980Arin Paul / Writer / India

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