Historical Events for 20th September 2018

1746 – Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland
1850 – Slave trade abolished in DC, but slavery allowed to continue
1926 – Bugs Moran attempts to assassinate Al Capone in a drive-by shooting but fails
1946 – Churchill argues for a ‘United States of Europe’
1948 – Mexican Baseball league disbanded
1948 – “Magdalena” opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
1965 – WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1972 – Police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney’s farm
1979 – Jose E dod Santos becomes president of Angola
1990 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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