October 20th Holidays, Horoscope and History

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October 20th Holidays

October 20th Horoscope is Libra

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue and Gwen Stefani, Evander Holyfield, John Lithgow.

October 20th Trivia

  • 1859 – John Dewey, American philosopher, psychologist was born in BTom Petty 2010urlington, VT.
  • 1931 – Mickey Mantle, American baseball player was born.
  • 1950 – Tom Petty, American singer-songwriter, musician was born in Gainesville, FL
  • 1964 – Herbert Hoover, American politician, 31st President of the United States passes away from colon cancer.
  • 1964 – Kamala Harris, United States Senator was born in Oakland, CA.
  • 1968 – Former American first lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, married Greek shipping magnet, Aristotle Onassis.
  • 1958 – Viggo Mortensen, American actor was born in Manhattan, New York CiJohn Krasinskity, NY.
  • 1967 – Filmmakers Roger Patterson and Robert “‘Bob” Gimlin shot the most famous Big Foot footage at Bluff Creek, a tributary of the Klamath River, in  Humboldt County, California. Skeptics have tried (and failed) to debunk this footage as fake. Both Patterson and Gimlin have denied it was fake up until their deaths.
  • 1971 – Snoop Dogg, American rapper, producer was born in Long Beach, CA.
  • 1973 – The iconic Sydney Opera House opens.
  • 1977 – Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane crashes. Lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines die in the crash.
  • 1979 – John Krasinski, American actor known for his role as Jim in the tv series, “The Office” was born in Boston, Ma.
  • 1988 – Candice Swanepoel, South African Victoria’s Secret model, was born in  Mooi River, South Africa.
  • 1991 – A 6.8 Mw earthquake strikes the Uttarkashi region of India, killing more than 1,00 people.
  • 2020 – The  staggering stats on Coronavirus cases as of today: Cases 40.4M, Recovered 27.7M, Deaths 1.12M.

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The memorial marking the crash site, where Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane crashed.

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