What Happened on April 20, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope & 1776 win
  • Bombs planted by Loyalists members of the Ulster Volunteer Force and the Ulster Protestant Volunteers explode at Silent Valley reservoir in County Down and at an electricity pylon at Kilmore, County Armagh

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Jarvis, children's TV personality
  • John van Halst, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Takayuki Kobori, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)