Historical Events on April 20 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 213 of 213

  • 2008 Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
  • 2008 54th British Academy Television Awards: "Fonejacker" Best Comedy, "The Street" best Drama
  • 2009 113th Boston Marathon: Deriba Merga of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:08:42 and Salina Kosgei of Kenya 1st woman in 2:32:16
  • 2010 The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes, killing 11 and causing the rig to sink, causing a massive oil discharge into the Gulf of Mexico and an environmental diaster
  • 2012 Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people
  • 2012 40 people are killed and 27 injured after a tractor trailer collided with a bus in Alamo, Mexico

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2012 People magazine name Eva Mendes as one of 2012's Most Beautiful at Every Age

Actress Eva Mendes
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Eva Mendes
  • 2013 193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China
  • 2013 5 snowboarders are killed by an avalanche in Loveland Pass, Colorado
  • 2013 Giorgio Napolitano is re-elected President of Italy
  • 2015 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"
  • 2015 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
  • 2017 Terrorist attack on police van on Champs Élysées, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured