Historical Events In June - 20
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1947 On this day in history benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal
1948 On June - 20 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV
1948 George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61 on June - 20.
1949 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit
1950 Dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia on June - 20.
1950 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies on June - 20.
1951 On June - 20 cleve Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox
1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open on this day in history.
1953 Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances
1956 Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history nZ all out 47 v England at Lord's Laker 4-13, Lock 5-17
1958 On June - 20 kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies
1959 On this day in history escuminac New Brunswick a severe storm in Northumberland Strait sinks 22 boats, drowns 35 fishermen.
1959 On this day in history hitoshi Ashida, Japanese politician, dies at 71
1960 Federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France on this day in history.
1960 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt on this day in history.
1960 Mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income
1963 US & USSR agree to set up "Hot Line" on June - 20.
1963 On June - 20 gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1964 Edgar Barrier, actor (Cobra Woman, Rocky, Macbeth), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1965 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1966 On June - 20 sheila Scott completes first round-the-world solo flight by a woman
1967 On June - 20 muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services
1968 Jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history 150,000 attend Newport '69, Jimi Hendrix gets $120,000 to appear
1972 On this day in history horst Salomon, writer, dies
1974 On this day in history felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2124 Nissen
1975 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1977 Oil enters Trans-Alaska pipeline exits 38 days later at Valdez on June - 20.
1977 Abner Biberman, actor (Imhook-Kodiak), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1978 In Greece a 6.6 quake was centered about 30 kilometers northeast of Thessaloniki. At least 50 people were killed, many injured and there was extensive damage in the Thessaloniki area on June - 20.