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November 20, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch parliament in Hague

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Conference of InterestNuremberg Trials

The Nuremberg war trials begin as 24 Nazi leaders are put on trial before judges representing the victorious Allied powers

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Hermann Goering on trial at the Nuremberg Trials. He would later be sentenced to death, but committed suicide the night before his sentence was to be carried out.
Hermann Goering on trial at the Nuremberg Trials. He would later be sentenced to death, but committed suicide the night before his sentence was to be carried out.
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Birthdays in History

  • Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author, born in Boudouaou, Algeria (d. 1995)

Deaths in History

  • Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877)
1945 in History