Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/July 20

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This is a list of selected July 20 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled July 20, 2017 featured article or the July 20, 2017 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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July 20: Friendship Day in Argentina and other Latin American countries; Independence Day in Colombia (1810)

Viking 1 lander replica
Viking 1 lander replica

Petrarch (b. 1304) · Edmund Hillary (b. 1919) · Pancho Villa (d. 1923)

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