Historical Events on February 20th, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A feud begains between the Official Irish Republican Army and the Irish National Liberation Army; the two groups assassinate a number of each other's volunteers until the feud ends in June 1975
  • Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan Lahore

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR