July 20, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • King Abdullah I of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian while attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem.

Deaths in History

  • Abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Hohenzollern, Crown Prince of Germany (b. 1882)
  • Mustafa Shuqri Ashu, tailor/murderer of king Abdullah, shot to death