This Day in History :: 20 May
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20 May 1970 : 100,000 march in New York supporting US policies in Vietnam
20 May 1969 : US troop capture Hill 937 / Hamburger Hill Vietnam
20 May 1967 : 10,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam
20 May 1967 : 93rd Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 1:55.2
20 May 1965 : Pakistani Boeing 720-B crashes at Cairo Egypt, killing 121
20 May 1965 : Yorkshire all out for 23 vs. Hampshire at Middlesbrough
20 May 1964 : Buster Mathis defeats Joe Fraizer to qualify for US Olympic team
20 May 1963 : Sukarno appointed President of Indonesia
20 May 1962 : Patty Berg wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open
20 May 1961 : 87th Preakness: Johnny Sellers aboard Carry Back wins in 1:57.6
20 May 1961 : Henzes opera "Elegy for Young Lovers, " premieres in Schwetzingen
20 May 1961 : Mauritania adopts constitution
20 May 1961 : White mob attacks "Freedom Riders" in Montgomery, Alabama
20 May 1960 : Baseball game in Milwaukee postponed due to dense fog
20 May 1959 : Ford wins battle with Chrysler to call its new car "Falcon"









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