Historical Events In June - 20
Sunday, 15 December 2019
1947 On June - 20 benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal
1948 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV on June - 20.
1948 On June - 20 george Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61
1949 On this day in history central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
1950 Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit on June - 20.
1950 On June - 20 dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia
1950 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies on June - 20.
1951 Cleve Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox on June - 20.
1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open on this day in history.
1953 On June - 20 hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67
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 NZ all out 47 v England at Lord's Laker 4-13, Lock 5-17 on June - 20.
1958 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies on this day in history.
1959 On June - 20 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 June - 20.
1960 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt on June - 20.
1960 Mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 on June - 20.
1963 On June - 20 beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income
1963 On June - 20 uS & USSR agree to set up "Hot Line"
1963 Gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52 on this day in history.
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 June - 20.
1966 On June - 20 sheila Scott completes first round-the-world solo flight by a woman
1967 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services on June - 20.
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 Horst Salomon, writer, dies on June - 20.
1974 On June - 20 felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2124 Nissen
1975 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history oil enters Trans-Alaska pipeline exits 38 days later at Valdez
1977 On this day in history abner Biberman, actor (Imhook-Kodiak), dies at 68
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 this day in history.