May 20, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • German General Guderian's tanks reach the English Channel (British expeditionary army)
  • Trailing 7-1 in 9th to Pitts, Phils win 8-7

Birthdays in History

  • Sadaharu Oh, of Yomiuri Giants (Japan), hit 868 career HR

Deaths in History

  • Joris [Georges] van Severen, Flem fascist/Member of parliament, dies