What Happened on April 20, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 119th Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa Benti of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:09:17 and Caroline Rotich of Kenya 1st woman in 2:24:55
  • Pulitzer Prize awarded to Anthony Doerr's for his novel "All the Light We Cannot See" and to Elizabeth Kolbert for "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"

Famous Deaths

  • Bob St. Clair "The Geek", American football player, dies at 84
  • Sir Raymond Carr, English historian and warden (St Antony's College Oxford), dies at 96