Monday, July 20, 2020


On this day


In 1858 Fee was for the first time charged to see a baseball game (50 cents) (NY beats Bkln 22-18)

In 1924 Tour de France was won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy. It was the 18th edition

In 1947 34th Tour de France was won by Jean Robic from France

In 1952 Emile Zatopek ran Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)

In 1969 in the 56th Tour de France, Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx won general, points, mountains, team classification titles

1980 67th Tour de France won by Joop Zoetemelk of Netherlands



Lev Aronin

Lev Solomonovich Aronin was born on the 20th of July 1920 in Samara, Soviet Russia.
In a Candidate Masters' tournament at 1946, Aronin won clear first place with 11/14, losing only one game. This gave him the Soviet Master title, and marked a big improvement in his play in just two years.
Peaks in Career
Title International Master (1950)
Peak rating 2420 (1971)

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