What Happened on July 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North & South
  • Tennis champ Maureen Connolly's right leg is crushed in an accident
  • West German secret service head Otto John defects to German DR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Jay French, guitarist (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in NYC, New York
  • Moira Harris, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Blair Moody, (Sen-Mich), dies at 52