What happened on April 20 down the years?
1653 – Oliver Cromwell dissolves the Rump Parliament;
1889 – Adolf Hitler is born. He committed suicide in 1945, aged 56;
1893 – Spanish painter and sculptor Joan Miro is born;
1912 – Famous baseball stadium Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, opens;
1912 – Dracula author Bram Stoker dies, aged 64;
1951 – Singer Luther Vandross is born. He died in 2005, aged 54.
1964 – BBC Two launches, with a power cut because of a fire at Battersea Power Station;
1968 – Enoch Powell makes his controversial Rivers of Blood speech;
1968 – Deep Purple made their live debut;
1985 – We Are The World by USA for Africa was at number one in the UK;
1990 – Janet Jackson received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame;
1996 – Mark Morrison had his first UK number one with Return of the Mack;
1999 – 13 students killed in the Columbine High School massacre;
2006 – Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty was arrested on suspicion of drugs possession;
2010 – Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes, killing 11 people and causing an oil spill which lasted six months.
2013 – Mansfield Town secured the Conference title and promotion back to the Football League with a 1-0 home win over Wrexham, thanks to Matt Green’s 40th minute penalty.
Happy Birthday to:
Actor Leslie Phillips, 92;
Star Trek actor George Takei, 79;
Braodcaster Peter Snow, 78;
Actress Jessica Lange, 67;
Politician Eric Pickles, 64;
Only Fools and Horses star Nicholas Lyndhurst, 55;
Darts player Raymond van Barneveld, 49;
Footballer Shay Given, 40.