What Happened on November 20, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Anatoly Karpov, USSR retains world chess championship
  • Burundi adopts its constitution
  • El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "limited offensive"
  • Ringo releases "Stop & Smell Roses" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Boozer, American basketball player
  • Jilen Siroky, 200m breaststroke (Olympics-96)
  • Kimberley Walsh, English singer (Girls Aloud)

Famous Deaths

  • Rolf Bongs, German writer, dies at 74