What Happened on November 20, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Alcatraz Island off SF, is seized by militant Native Americans

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
Pele
  • Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut v Australia Kanpur
  • SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Callie Thorne, American actor
  • Chris Harris, cricketer (son of Zin NZ all-rounder in ODI's)
  • Konstantin Semyonov, Israel, Men's pole vaulter (Oly-11th-1996)
  • Malvin Hunter, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Richard Dickson Reid, NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner