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October 20th, 2006 (October 20 2006)DeathJane Wyatt, American actress (born in 1910)
October 20th, 1986 (October 20 1986)BirthPriyanka Sharma, Indian actress
October 20th, 1976 (October 20 1976)EventThe ferry George Prince is struck by a ship while crossing the Mississippi River between Destrehan and Luling, LA. Seventy-eight passengers and crew died; only 18 people aboard the ferry survived.
October 20th, 1976 (October 20 1976)BirthTom Wisniewski, American guitarist (MxPx)
October 20th, 1966 (October 20 1966)BirthAbu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaeda leader (died in 2006)
October 20th, 1966 (October 20 1966)BirthAllan Donald, South African cricketer
October 20th, 1966 (October 20 1966)BirthStefan Raab, German entertainer
October 20th, 1966 (October 20 1966)BirthPatrick J. Volkerding, Founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution
October 20th, 1956 (October 20 1956)BirthDanny Boyle, English film director
October 20th, 1946 (October 20 1946)BirthLewis Grizzard, American writer and humorist (died in 1994)
October 20th, 1946 (October 20 1946)BirthElfriede Jelinek, Austrian writer, Nobel Prize laureate
October 20th, 1946 (October 20 1946)BirthLucien Van Impe, Belgian cyclist
October 20th, 1936 (October 20 1936)DeathAnne Sullivan, American teacher (born in 1866)
October 20th, 1926 (October 20 1926)DeathEugene Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (born in 1855)
October 20th, 1656 (October 20 1656)BirthNicolas de Largilliere, French painter (died in 1746)
October 20th, 1616 (October 20 1616)BirthThomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (died in 1680)
October 20th, 1496 (October 20 1496)BirthClaude, Duke of Guise, French soldier (died in 1550)

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