20 May It Happened Today
1506 Death of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus.
1588 The Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon on it’s mission to invade England.
1818 Birth of William Fargo, American co-founder of Wells Fargo.
1867 Queen Victoria lays the foundation stone of the Royal Albert Hall in London.
1908 Birth of American actor James Stewart.
1945 Birth of American singer Cher.