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20th August

1391
On 20th August, 1391, Konrad von Wallenrode became the 24th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order. Konrad von Wallenrode was the 24th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. He was serving from the year 1391 to year 1393. The modern causes were very welcoming to Konrad, though they claimed he was proud, hot-blooded, and had propensities to be cruel. Konrad was the stimulus for Adam Mickiewicz’s poem Konrad Wallenrod. The Grand Master is the holder of the ultimate office of the Teutonic Order. It is similart to the grand master of other armed orders and the greater general in non-military Roman Catholic religious orders. Hochmeister is also used in position to the Teutonic Order, as Großmeister. It is mainly used in German to mention to the leaders of other orders of knighthood.

1648
During the Battle of Lens, on 20th August, 1648, French Duc d’Enghien defeated Spaniards. The Battle of Lens was a French victory and it happened under Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé against the Spanish army under Archduke Leopold in the 30 Years’ War . It started from the year 1618 and ended in the year 1648. It was the last and lethal fight of the war. Lens was a encouraged city in the historic region of Flanders, today a major city in the Pas-de-Calais region of northern France. The city had been seized by the French in the year 1647. The French lower nobility protested against the headship of Cardinal Mazarin, an event recognized as the Fronde, leading the Spanish to observe an occasion to exam Lens and perhaps gain ground.

1866
President Andrew Johnson officially declared the end of the American Civil War on 20th August, 1866. Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States. He served as a president from the year 1865 to year 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the murder of Abraham Lincoln. His plans were not give defense to the previous slaves, and he came into fight with the Republican-dominated Congress, concluding in his accusation by the House of Representatives. He was cleared in the Senate by one vote. The American Civil War was held in the United States and it started from the year 1861 to year 1865. The result of a long-standing disagreement over slavery, conflict broke out in April 1861, when Associates argued Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union announced faithfulness to the U.S. Constitution.

1882
Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture debuted in Moscow, Russia on 20th August, 1882. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is often anglicized as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky. He was a Russian composer and he worked during the romantic period. His many works were among the most general music in the classical repertoire. He was the 1st Russian composer whose music made a permanent impress globally, bolstered by his arrivals as a guest conductor in the United States and Europe. Tchaikovsky was honored in the year 1884, by Sovereign Alexander III, and awarded a lifetime pension. The Year 1812, festival proposal in E♭ major, Op. 49, generally recognized as the 1812 Overture. This is an proposal written in the year 1880 by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to memorialize Russia’s defense of its motherland against Napoleon’s invading Grande Armée in the year 1812.

1914
During the World War I, on 20th August, 1914, Brussels was captured during the German invasion of Belgium. World War I is also called as the First World War, the War to End All Wars or the Great War. It was a global war what started in Europe and it lasted from 28th July 1914 to 11th November 1918. Brussels or the Brussels-Capital Region. It is a region of Belgium what comprising 19 cities, with the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium. The German invasion of Belgium was an armed movement what started on 4th August 1914. Earlier, on 24th July, the Belgian government had broadcasted that if battle came it would backup its historic impartiality. The Belgian government militarized its armed forces on 31st July and a state of complex alert was announced in Germany.

1920
The first commercial radio station named 8MK started operations in Detroit on 20th August, 1920. WWJ, 950 AM is an all-news radio station and it is located in Detroit, Michigan. This radio channel is owned by the CBS Radio subsidiary of CBS Corporation. WWJ’s studios’s offices are in the Panasonic Building in Southfield, and its transmitter is situated near Newport. It is the flagship station of the Michigan Wolverines. Detroit is the most populated city in the U.S. state of Michigan and it is the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

1926
Japan’s recognized public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai was recognized on 20th August, 1926. Public broadcasting included radio, television and other electronic media openings whose primary mission is public service. In the United States, public broadcasters may obtain some backing from both state and federal sources, but normally most financial delivery comes from underwriting by foundations and businesses ranging from small shops to companies, along with audience contributions via initiate drives. The great popular are worked as private not-for-profit corporations. NHK is Japan’s national public broadcasting organization. It is always recognized for audiences by the English pronunciation of its personalizes. It is a publicly retained corporation and funded by viewers’ payments of a television license fee.

1944
During the World War II, on 20th August, 1944, the Battle of Romania started with a major Soviet Union offensive. The War of Romania in World War II included many operations in or around Romania in the year 1944, as part of the Eastern Front, in which the Soviet Army overpowered Axis forces in the part, Romania transformed sides, and Soviet and Romanian military forces drove the Germans back into Hungary. The Soviet Union is officially called the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It is a socialist state in Eurasia what existed from the year 1922 to year 1991. The country was a one-party state and it governed by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital in its major republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

1988
During the Iran–Iraq War, on 20th August, 1988, A ceasefire was agreed after almost 8 years of war. The Iran–Iraq War was an armed fight and it happened between Iran and Iraq. It lasted from 22nd September 1980, when Iraq attacked Iran, to August 1988. The war followed a long history of border disputes. It was inspired by doubts that the Iranian Revolution in the year 1979.

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