Historical Events In June - 20
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1978 On this day in history karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66
1980 On this day in history roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision
1980 On June - 20 gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68
1982 On June - 20 israeli PM Menachem Begin arrives in Washington
1984 On June - 20 estelle Winwood, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 99
1986 Drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon on this day in history.
1986 On June - 20 movement of sheep banned after they ate grass contaminated by fallout from Chernobyl
1986 Tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass
1988 Price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera on June - 20.
1990 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran on June - 20.
1990 A new currency unit, the Ecu, proposed for the European community on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of the US
1990 Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension on June - 20.
1994 Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1995 Dennis Gomm, musician, dies at 84 on June - 20.
1996 On this day in history 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 The Miami Heat win the NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks, 4-2 on this day in history.
2007 The Argentinian team Boca Juniors beat the Brazilian team Grêmio to win the Copa Libertadores 2007 on June - 20.
2012 On this day in history 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 On June - 20 british actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement from acting
2017 On June - 20 tiger Woods checks into a clinic to manage his pain medication and sleep disorder, following his arrest for driving under the influence
2017 US toymaker Mattel releases 15 new body types for their Ken doll, including one with a man bun on June - 20.
2017 Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO after a shareholder revolt on June - 20.
2018 FIFA World Cup: Portugal superstar Cristiano Renaldo heads a goal against Morocco to become the all-time leading European goalscorer (85) in international competition on June - 20.
2018 US President Trump signs Executive Order ending family separation at the border for illegal immigrants on this day in history.
2018 On June - 20 algeria turns off its internet to stop students cheating during exams
2018 US ambassador Nikki Haley announces the US is leaving the UN Human Rights Council on June - 20.
2018 On this day in history hungarian government passes legislation that criminalizes aiding undocumented migrants
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 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 on this day in history.
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.