On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJessica Lange

Jessica Lange, American actress (King Kong, Tootsie, American Horror Stories), born in Cloquet, Minnesota

Actress Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
  • Veronica Cartwright, English-American actress (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in Bristol, England