Historical Events In June - 20
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1903 On June - 20 glenna Collett Vare, RI, Natl Am Golf champ (1922, 25, 28-30, 35)
1904 Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister on this day in history.
1906 Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again) on this day in history.
1907 First Portland Rose festival on June - 20.
1907 On June - 20 1st Portland Rose festival
1907 Lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes) on June - 20.
1908 On June - 20 billy Werber, American baseball player
1909 On this day in history the birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor
1909 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring) on June - 20.
1909 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres) on this day in history.
1910 "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal on June - 20.
1911 NAACP incorporates (NY) on this day in history.
1911 Gail Patrick, Birmingham Ala, actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy) on June - 20.
1912 On this day in history nY Giant Josh Devore steals 4 bases in an inning (2nd & 3rd twice)
1913 3 of 1st 4 Yankees hit-by-pitch en route to a record 6 hit batsman on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history german warship Bismark launched
1914 On this day in history 46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20
1914 On June - 20 friedrich Zipp, composer
1915 On June - 20 german offensive in Argonnes
1915 Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball) on this day in history.
1915 Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies on June - 20.
1916 On this day in history johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
1917 J Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott on June - 20.
1917 On June - 20 james Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78
1919 On this day in history german govt of Scheideman resigns
1919 Bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables) on this day in history.
1920 On June - 20 yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed
1920 On June - 20 haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge
1921 29.2 cm (11.5") of rainfall, Circle, Montana (state record) on this day in history.
1921 On June - 20 11.5" (29.2 cm) of rainfall, Circle, Montana (state record)
1922 Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54 on June - 20.
1923 Marcus Bakker, Dutch MP (CPN) on June - 20.
1923 On June - 20 joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
1924 Audie Murphy, Kingston Tx, WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly) on this day in history.