Who Was Born Today – November 20 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 20 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 20
1858 Selma Lagerdorf, Swedish novelist (The Story of Gosta Berling).
1889 Edwin Hubble, American astronomer who proved that there are other galaxies far from our own.
1908 Alistair Cooke, English journalist, television host.
1916 Thomas McGrath, poet and novelist.
1923 Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning South African novelist.
1925 Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General, New York senator and brother of President John F. Kennedy. He was assassinated while running for president.
1936 Don DeLillo, author (White Noise, Libra).
1939 Dick Smothers, actor, singer; half of the Smothers Brothers whose controversial comedy-variety TV show challenged censorship boundaries in the 1960s, finally resulting in cancellation in 1969.
1942 Joe Biden, politician; US Senator from Delaware (1973–2009); President Barack Obama’s vice-president, beginning in 2009
1946 Duane Allman, singer, songwriter, musician; co-founder and primary leader of the The Allman Brothers Band until his death in 1971.
1963 Wan Yanhai, Chinese activist.
1975 Dierks Bentley, country singer, songwriter (“What Was I Thinkin’”, “Every Mile a Memory”).

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