Historical Events In June - 20
Friday, 26 February 2021
1978 Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66 on June - 20.
1980 On June - 20 roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision
1980 Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin arrives in Washington
1984 On this day in history estelle Winwood, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 99
1986 On June - 20 drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon
1986 On this day in history movement of sheep banned after they ate grass contaminated by fallout from Chernobyl
1986 On this day in history tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71
1987 On this day in history johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass
1988 On this day in history 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 On June - 20 nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of the US
1990 On June - 20 ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension
1994 On June - 20 bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78
1995 Dennis Gomm, musician, dies at 84 on June - 20.
1996 Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64 on June - 20.
1997 Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61 on this day in history.
2006 The Miami Heat win the NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks, 4-2 on June - 20.
2007 On June - 20 the Argentinian team Boca Juniors beat the Brazilian team Grêmio to win the Copa Libertadores 2007.
2012 On June - 20 western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500
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 this day in history.
2017 On this day in history tiger Woods checks into a clinic to manage his pain medication and sleep disorder, following his arrest for driving under the influence
2017 On June - 20 uS toymaker Mattel releases 15 new body types for their Ken doll, including one with a man bun
2017 Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO after a shareholder revolt on this day in history.
2018 On June - 20 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 On this day in history uS President Trump signs Executive Order ending family separation at the border for illegal immigrants
2018 Algeria turns off its internet to stop students cheating during exams on June - 20.
2018 On this day in history uS ambassador Nikki Haley announces the US is leaving the UN Human Rights Council
2018 Hungarian government passes legislation that criminalizes aiding undocumented migrants on June - 20.
2019 On June - 20 chinese President Xi Jinping meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years
2019 On this day in history chinese President Xi Jinping makes a state visit to North Korea. It is his first visit to the country as president and the first visit to North Korea by a Chinese leader since Hu Jintao's visit 14 years prior.
2019 Iranian shoot-down of American drone: Iran shoots down a United States RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz after claiming it violated their airspace. The U.S. claims it was shot down in international airspace in an "unprovoked attack" on June - 20.