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.

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