20 April It Happened Today
1768 Death of Venetian artist Canaletto.
1883 Death of French painter Edouard Manet.
1912 Death of Irish author Bram Stoker.
1941 Birth of American actor Ryan O’Neal.
1992 Death of English comedian Benny Hill.
2010 British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico.