What Happened on October 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark)

Famous Birthdays

  • Valery Borzov, USSR, 100m/200m dash (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Wayne Collett, American 400m runner (Olympic silver 1972)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Constitutional lawyer Phyllis Schlafly (25) weds attorney John Fred Schlafly, Jr.

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly