History Blog

November 20

Happy Birthday RIP Robert F. Kennedy(1925–1968) Franklin Cover(1928–2006) “Richard Dawson”(Colin Emm 1932–2012) ; Catherine Balotta”(Kaye Ballard”)–93 Richard “Dick” Smothers–79 Joseph Biden Jr–76 Veronica Hamel–75 Joseph Walsh–71 “Bo Derek”(Mary Collins)–62 Joel McHale–47 David O’Donnell–44 ;  1947– The Princess Elizabeth married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London (later Queen Elizabeth II) ; 1966 – The musical “Cabaret,” with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, opened on Broadway ; 1974 – The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T Corporation. This suit later leads to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System