What happend on 20.06 in history
2005Terri Schiavo's remains are buried in Clearwater, Florida.
2004Ken Griffey, Jr. becomes the 20th member of the 500 home run club with a home run at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.
2003Formation of Wikimedia Foundation announced.
2003LZW patent expires in USA.
2001In Texas, USA, Andrea Yates drowns her children in a bathtub and admits to the crime. She would be sentenced to life in prison.
2001Pervez Musharraf becomes president of Pakistan
1991German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.
1990Asteroid Eureka discovered.
1983LZW patent filed in USA.
1980Roberto Duran starts his classic boxing trilogy with Sugar Ray Leonard by defeating him in Canada by a decision in 15 rounds, to gain the WBC world Welterweight championship.
1977Oil begins to flow through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).
1969Jacques Chaban-Delmas becomes Prime Minister of France
1966Canada sells 336 million bushels (9.14 teragrams) of wheat to Soviet Union.
1963The so-called "red telephone" was established between Soviet Union and United States following the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1960Independence of Mali and Senegal.
1956A Venezuelan Super-Constellation crashed in Atlantic Ocean off Asbury Park, New Jersey killing 74 people
1948Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show, debuts.
1939Benny Goodman's Song School ends its radio series.
1919150 die at the Teatro Yaguez fire, MayagÃ¼ez, Puerto Rico.
1893Lizzie Borden is acquitted of murdering her stepmother and father.
1877Alexander Graham Bell installs world's first commercial telephone service in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1863West Virginia is admitted as the 35th U.S. state.
1862Barbu Catargiu is assassinated.
1837Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.
1819The US vessel Savannah arrives at Liverpool, United Kingdom. She is the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic, most of the journey was made under sail.
1791The Flight to Varennes began.
1789Deputies of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath
1782The U.S. Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States.
1756British garrison imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta.
1685Monmouth Rebellion: The Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgwater.
1631The sack of Baltimore: the Irish village of Baltimore is attacked by Algerian pirates.
1214University of Oxford receives its charter.