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April 20: This Day That Year

April 20

- 1770 - Australia: Captain James Cook arrives in New South Wales.

- 1777 - USA: New York as an independent state adopts it’s new constitution.

- 1836 - USA: Territory of Wisconsin created.

- 1888 - India: Hail storm killed 246 in Moradabad.

- 1889 - Birthday: Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator & leader of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (died April 30 1945).

- 1920 - USA: 219 killed by tornadoes in Alabama & Mississippi.

- 1968 - Pierre Trudeau becomes 15th PM of Canada.

- 1983 - US President Ronald Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security.

- 2010 - Dorothy Height, American civil rights activist, dies at 98 (born March 24, 1912).

- 2013 - Giorgio Napolitano got re-elected as President of Italy.

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