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 - Robert Byrd
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U.S. Senate

1917: Robert Byrd, who would become the longest serving member of the U.S. Senate, is born under the birth name Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr. in North Wilkesboro, N.C. Byrd served as a U.S. representative from 1953 until 1959 and as a U.S. senator from 1959 to 2010. Besides being the longest-serving senator at the time of his death at age 92 on June 28, 2010, he was also the longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress, but the latter record was surpassed by U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., in June 2013.

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