Historical Events on November 20 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

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2013 Ben Bradlee is presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Journalist
Ben Bradlee

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2013 US President Barack Obama posthumously awards civil rights activist Bayard Rustin the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
Bayard Rustin
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

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2014 Nearly 5 million illegal migrants in the US have the threat of deportation deferred, after President Barack Obama announces sweeping immigration changes

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2015 More than half of all trees in Amazon forest at risk of extinction according to data published in journal "Sciences Advances"

Music releaseAlbum Release

2015 "25" 3rd studio album by Adele is released (Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2017, 2016 Billboard Album of the Year)

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele
  • 2016 South Korean President Park Geun-hye's controversial friend Choi Soon-sil charged with abuse of authority and coercion amid calls to also impeach the President
  • 2016 Jimmie Johnson driving for Hendrick Motorsports, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim record equalling 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt, 7 titles
  • 2016 Scotsman Andy Murray breaks through for a first season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-3, 6-4 win in London over 5-time defending champion Novak Đoković
  • 2017 Investment corporation Tencent's market value hits $511 billion, - first Asian company to join the $500 billion club

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2017 German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that coalition talks to form a government have collapsed

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 2017 Atlanta's Georgia Dome, once the world's largest covered stadium, is destroyed in a controlled implosion