On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Japanese suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
  • Amsterdam: Vondelpark closed because of kappen of trees
  • Prince Bernhard establishes staff in Breda

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwe, field hockey coach/player (Olympic-1980)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Model agency executive Eileen Ottensoser (22) weds businessman Gerard W. Ford (20) in San Francisco, California

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford

Famous Deaths

  • Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21