Ulyanov, Mikhail b. November 20, 1927 d. March 26, 2007 Actor. Born in Omsk, Siberia, he appeared in numerous Russian theater productions and films, beginning in the 1950s. He is best known for his portrayal of such world figures as Vladimir Lenin and Marshal Georgy Zhukov. After stage experience which included Shakespearean roles, he had many notable film credits such as, "The Chairman", (1964), "The Brothers Karamazov", (1969), "The Flight", (1970), "The Theme", (1979), "The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment", (1999) and "Antikiller", (2002)...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
Kramer, Frank Louis b. November 20, 1880 d. October 8, 1958 Professional Cyclist. Born in Evansville, New Jersey, he took up bicycle racing at age 15 and in his 22-year career, earned an estimated $500,000. From 1901 to 1916, he won sixteen consecutive US National Championships and two European Championships in 1905 and 1906. In 1912, he won the Gold Medal at the first World Cycling Championship in Newark. He died at age 71 in Orange, New Jersey. In 1988, he was posthumously inducted into the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA Plot: Section 44, Lot 136
Balgimbayev, Nurlan Utebovich b. November 20, 1947 d. October 14, 2015 Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. Balgimbayev served as Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from October 10, 1997 to October 1, 1999. He started his career working in the oil business before serving with the Oil and Gas Ministry of the Soviet Union. After further education and training in the United States, Balgimbayev served as Oil and Gas Minister of Kazakhstan. He also served as president of KazakhOil before becoming prime minister in 1997, an office he would hold for two years until 1999. After...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Bauer, LTC. Harold William [cenotaph] b. November 20, 1908 d. November 14, 1942 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was awarded the CMOH or his bravery while Squadron Commander of Marine Fighting Squadron 212 in the South Pacific Area during the period May 10 to 14 November 14, 1942. His citation reads "Volunteering to pilot a fighter plane in defense of our positions on Guadalcanal, Lt. Col. Bauer participated in 2 air battles against enemy bombers and fighters...[Read More] Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Molyneux, John b. November 20, 1890 d. March 25, 1972 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in St. Helens, England, he served as a Sergeant in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, British Army. During an attack east of Langemarck, Belgium, on October 9, 1917, Sergeant Molyneux's battalion was held up by machine-gun fire causing many casualties. He quickly organized a bombing party to clear the trench in front of a house, killed a machine-gun crew and captured their weapons. He then called for someone to follow him and rushed for the house. By...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Saint Helens Cemetery and Crematorium, St Helens, Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, Merseyside, England Plot: Ashes scattered in the Garden of Remembrance.
Cadore, Leon Joseph b. November 20, 1890 d. March 16, 1958 Professional Baseball Player. He played ten seasons in the major leagues as a pitcher with the Brooklyn Robins, Chicago White Sox and Brooklyn Giants. He appeared in 192 during his major league career. He is best remembered for pitching in the longest game in major league history on May 1, 1920 against Joe Oeschger. The game was called after 26 innings with the score tied one to one. He finished his major league career...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Pinecrest Memorial Park, Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho, USA
Maximinus Daia Roman Emperor. He was born into a peasant family in approximately 270 AD. He served in the army, reaching the rank of tribune before being adopted by the Emperor Galerius. He ruled the Middle East and the southern part of Asia Minor as Caesar under the joint Emperors Constantius I and Galerius, before spending several years at Caesarea in Palestine. In July 306 AD Galerius was forced to accept Constantius I's son, the future Emperor Constantine, as Caesar in the West, and in 308 AD appointed...[Read More] (Bio by: js) Tomb of Maximinus Daia, Mersin, Mersin, Turkey
Harup, Karen Margrethe b. November 20, 1924 d. July 19, 2009 Olympic Gold Medalist. A swimmer, she took top honors for her country in the 100 meter backstroke at the 1948 London Olympiad. Highly skilled in her sport from early childhood, she was marked for Olympic success but saw her career delayed by World War II. Continuing to be a star in her native land where she captured about 30 national titles, she set two world records in relay events, in the 4 X 100 freestyle in 1943 and in the 3 X 100 medley in 1947. At the 1947 European Championships held in...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Hvidovre Cemetery, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark Plot: KU71
Reeder, Charles A. b. November 20, 1843 d. September 28, 1902 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery while a Private in Company G, 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry for action at Battery Gregg, near Petersburg, Virgina on April 2, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag." He was one of five 12th West Virginia soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the war (the others being [Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Plot: Section 1, Lot 140),
Dick, Douglas b. November 20, 1920 d. December 19, 2015 Actor. He made his acting debut in 1946's 'The Searching Wind' and would go on to appear in such films as 'Rope' (1948), 'Home of the Brave' (1949), 'The Red Badge of Courage' (1951), 'The Iron Mistress' (1952), 'The Gambler from Natchez' (1954), 'The Oklahoman' (1957) and 'Flaming Star' (1960). On television, he appeared on dozens of television shows, including 'Waterfront', 'The Millionaire', 'Navy Log', 'Whirlybirds', '77 Sunset Strip', 'Mike Hammer', 'The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis', '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Berthier, Louis-Alexandre b. November 20, 1753 d. June 1, 1815 French General. Berthier worked at the Hotel de la Guerre (Ministry of War) as early as 1768 under his father. By 1770, Berthier was a lieutenant. He joined Rochambeau's army in Newport, RI and served until 1783, when he joined the service of Frederick the Great. He returned to France on the General staff of the Hotel de la Guerre, obtaining the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1789 and colonel in 1791. In 1789, during the French Revolution, Berthier joined the Versailles militia and was named...[Read More] (Bio by: Dan Silva) Sankt Quirinus Kirche (Tegernsee), Bavaria (Bayern), Germany Plot: inner crypt
Taussig, Adm. Edward David b. November 20, 1847 d. January 29, 1921 US Navy Rear Admiral and Governor of Guam. Taussig entered the United States Naval Academy in 1863 and graduated in 1867. He was promoted to Ensign in 1868 and was assigned to the Gunboat Wateree. Taussig had numerous assignments before being promoted to Commander in August of 1898 including tours of duty aboard the U.S.S. Richmond in 1895 and the U.S.S. Blake. During the Spanish American War he commanded the U.S.S. Bennington. In December of 1898 he was ordered by President McKinley to go to...[Read More] (Bio by: John Schneider) United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
O'Connor, Elsa b. November 20, 1906 d. April 7, 1947 Actress. Born Elsa Asunción Celestino in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she was a popular film drama figure in the 1930's and 40s. Her many film credits included "Toolbar Mendoza" (1935), "Which Did not Spare" (1938), "Lady Companion" (1940), "I Knew That Woman" (1942), "Desire" (1944) and "The Dark Path" (1947). (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cementerio de la Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina Plot: Panteón de Actores, 1s 10 #339
Semels, Harry b. November 20, 1887 d. March 2, 1946 Actor. Born in New York City, he was a versatile character performer who appeared in over 315 films between 1917 and 1946. He often worked for Columbia Pictures and was a favorite in many Three Stooges movies most notable "Disorder in the Court" (1936), "Movie Maniacs" (1936) and "Three Little Sew and Sews" (1939). His other credits include "Here Comes the Bride" (1919), "Hawk of the Hills" (1927), "Drum Taps" (1933), "Dough Boys in Ireland" (1943) and "The Searching Wind" (1946). He died of a...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section 17, row T, # 94
Alcorta, José Figueroa b. November 20, 1860 d. December 27, 1931 Argentina President. Born in Córdoba, Argentina, he was lawyer when he began his political career being elected a Congress Representative for Córdoba and became the Provincial Governor in 1895. In 1898, he was elected to the Argentina Congress as a Senator, serving until 1903. In 1904, he became Vice President of Argentina and he succeeded President Manuel Quintana, as President in 1906. He served in office until 1910 and was the only Argentine President to date to have presided in the three...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Wortick (Wartick), Pvt. Joseph (Joseph) b. November 20, 1837 d. April 7, 1910 Medal of Honor Recipient. On March 5, 1862 at Hannibal, Missouri, He volunteered in Company A 6th Missouri Infantry. He was wounded in the charge at Vicksburg. Mr. Wartick was the first man in his regiment to step to the front when his Colonel (Sherman) asked for 200 men to storm a redoubt at Vicksburg. Thirty of those men carried heavy planks to bridge a ditch outside of the earth works. The group of men were mowed down like grass. Some were able to reach the ditch and many were killed by...[Read More] (Bio by: Busy Graven) Leon Cemetery, Leon, Butler County, Kansas, USA
Dayton, Danny b. November 20, 1923 d. February 6, 1999 Actor. Born Daniel David Segall, Dayton played Hank Pivnik, Archie Bunker's friend on "All in the Family" and "Archie Bunker's Place". He entered the world of entertainment after being drafted into the Army during World War II where he rose to head an entertainment division. He went on to a successful Broadway career, which included playing second banana to Phil Silvers in "High Button Shoes" and replacing Zero Mostel in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". In films, he had roles...[Read More] (Bio by: Jared Walker) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Canaan, Estate 73, Grave 1
Chandler, Stephen Edwin b. November 20, 1841 d. February 1, 1919 Civil War Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as the Quartermaster Sergeant of the 24th New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Amelia Springs, Virginia on April 5, 1865. His citation reads "Under severe fire of the enemy and of the troops in retreat, went between the lines to the assistance of a wounded and helpless comrade, and rescued him from death or capture". His Medal was awarded to him on April 4, 1898. (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Plot: Section 6, Lot 100, Grave 2