Historical Events In June - 20
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1978 On this day in history karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66
1980 Roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision on June - 20.
1980 On June - 20 gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68
1982 On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin arrives in Washington
1984 Estelle Winwood, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 99 on June - 20.
1986 Drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon on June - 20.
1986 On this day in history movement of sheep banned after they ate grass contaminated by fallout from Chernobyl
1986 Tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71 on June - 20.
1987 On this day in history johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass
1988 On June - 20 price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera
1990 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran on June - 20.
1990 On June - 20 a new currency unit, the Ecu, proposed for the European community
1990 Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of the US on this day in history.
1990 Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension on June - 20.
1994 On June - 20 bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78
1995 On June - 20 dennis Gomm, musician, dies at 84
1996 On June - 20 hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64
1997 Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61 on this day in history.
2006 On June - 20 the Miami Heat win the NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks, 4-2.
2007 The Argentinian team Boca Juniors beat the Brazilian team Grêmio to win the Copa Libertadores 2007 on this day in history.
2012 Western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500 on June - 20.
2013 Miami heat defeat San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Finals 4-3 on this day in history.
2017 British actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement from acting on June - 20.
2017 Tiger Woods checks into a clinic to manage his pain medication and sleep disorder, following his arrest for driving under the influence on June - 20.
2017 US toymaker Mattel releases 15 new body types for their Ken doll, including one with a man bun on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO after a shareholder revolt
2018 On this day in history fIFA World Cup: Portugal superstar Cristiano Renaldo heads a goal against Morocco to become the all-time leading European goalscorer (85) in international competition
2018 US President Trump signs Executive Order ending family separation at the border for illegal immigrants on June - 20.
2018 Algeria turns off its internet to stop students cheating during exams on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history uS ambassador Nikki Haley announces the US is leaving the UN Human Rights Council
2018 On June - 20 hungarian government passes legislation that criminalizes aiding undocumented migrants