February 20, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42 blocks in LA
  • Earl Mountbatten of Burma appointed as last viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence
  • State of Prussia ceases to exist.

Birthdays in History

  • Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
  • Eggert Magnusson, Icelandic football executive