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.

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