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On this day: November 20

Published On: Nov 19 2012 11:19:09 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 20 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, "Terms of Endearment" premieres in New York City, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.

OTD November 20 - Grand Mosque
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1979: About 200 Sunni Muslims revolt in Saudi Arabia at the site of the Kaaba in Mecca during the pilgrimage and take about 6,000 hostages. The Saudi government received help from French special forces to put down the uprising after more than two weeks, with 255 people killed and 560 injured during the siege.

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