What Happened on November 20, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Article: Nuremberg War Trials Bring Nazis to Justice

Historical Events

  • 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres

  • Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch parliament in Hague

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan McBride, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • Rachid Mimouni, author

Famous Deaths

  • Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877)