Historical Events In June - 20
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1903 Glenna Collett Vare, RI, Natl Am Golf champ (1922, 25, 28-30, 35) on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
1906 On June - 20 bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
1907 On June - 20 first Portland Rose festival
1907 1st Portland Rose festival on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes)
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 June - 20.
1910 "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal on this day in history.
1911 NAACP incorporates (NY) on June - 20.
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 On June - 20 3 of 1st 4 Yankees hit-by-pitch en route to a record 6 hit batsman
1914 German warship Bismark launched on this day in history.
1914 On June - 20 46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20
1914 Friedrich Zipp, composer on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history german offensive in Argonnes
1915 On June - 20 terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
1915 On June - 20 emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies
1916 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime) on June - 20.
1917 On June - 20 j Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott
1917 On June - 20 james Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78
1919 On this day in history german govt of Scheideman resigns
1919 On June - 20 bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables)
1920 On June - 20 yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed
1920 Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge on June - 20.
1921 29.2 cm (11.5") of rainfall, Circle, Montana (state record) on June - 20.
1921 On this day in history 11.5" (29.2 cm) of rainfall, Circle, Montana (state record)
1922 On this day in history vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54
1923 Marcus Bakker, Dutch MP (CPN) on June - 20.
1923 On this day in history joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
1924 Audie Murphy, Kingston Tx, WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly) on this day in history.