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, US, 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