Historical Events In June - 20
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1947 On this day in history benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal
1948 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history george Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61
1949 On June - 20 central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
1950 On June - 20 joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit
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 On June - 20 cleve Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox
1953 On this day in history louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1953 Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67 on June - 20.
1955 "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed
1958 On this day in history nZ all out 47 v England at Lord's Laker 4-13, Lock 5-17
1958 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies on June - 20.
1959 Escuminac New Brunswick a severe storm in Northumberland Strait sinks 22 boats, drowns 35 fishermen on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history hitoshi Ashida, Japanese politician, dies at 71
1960 On June - 20 federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France
1960 On June - 20 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt
1960 On this day in history mahlon Hamilton, actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80
1963 Beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income on June - 20.
1963 US & USSR agree to set up "Hot Line" on this day in history.
1963 On June - 20 gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1964 On this day in history edgar Barrier, actor (Cobra Woman, Rocky, Macbeth), dies at 57
1965 On June - 20 ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
1966 Sheila Scott completes first round-the-world solo flight by a woman on June - 20.
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 this day in history.
1974 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2124 Nissen on this day in history.
1975 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68 on June - 20.
1977 On this day in history oil enters Trans-Alaska pipeline exits 38 days later at Valdez
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 this day in history.