1168: – Giovanni di Struma was elected anti-Pope.
1272: – Edward I was officially announced as King of England.
1528: – Treaty of Gorinchem was signed between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Duke Charles of Guelders.
1755: – British Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder resigned.
1789: – New Jersey became the 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights.
1791: – The peace Treaty of Stockholm was signed between Sweden and Hannover.
1795: – Curacao Government forbade slave work on Sunday.
1817: – First Seminole War began in Florida.
1866: – First national convention of Grand Army of Republic took place.
1873: – Two rival cities Buda and Pest unite and formed the capital of Hungary.
1888: – Willard Bundy got patent for timecard clock.
1894: – US intervened in Bluefield, Nicaragua.
1920: – The Noble Peace Prize was awarded to the US President Woodrow Wilson.
1923: – Garrett Morgan got patent for inventing a traffic signal.
1962: – USSR agreed to remove bombers from Cuba and US lifted its blockade.
2014: – Joko Widodo became President of Indonesia.
Days on November 20: –
- National Absurdity Day
- International Children’s Day
- Africa Industrialization Day