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 This day in History - June 20
388 Historic Events for June 20
1936

Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)

Birth
1936

Leon Hughes, rocker

Birth
1937

Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)

Birth
1938

Nikolay Avksentevich Martinov, composer

Birth
1939

R B Desai, cricketer (effective pace bowler for India in 60s)

Birth
1939

Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants

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1939

Budge Rogers, British rugby player

Birth
1940

Joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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1940

Jehan Alain, French organist/composer, dies in battle at 29

Death
1940

John Mahoney, Manchester England, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out)

Birth
1941

Ulf D Merbold, German physicist/astronaut (STS 9, 42, Soyuz TM-19)

Birth
1941

Stephen Frears, England, dir (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons)

Birth
1941

German U-203 fails on torpedo attack on US battleship Texas

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1941

Stephanie H (Lapidoth-)Swarth, author (Lonely flowers, dies

Death
1942

German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa

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1942

Brian Wilson, Inglewood Calif, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)

Birth
1942

Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews

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1943

Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Balt Orioles)

Birth
1943

Detroit race riot kills 35

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1943

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) founded

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1943

Sweden's Gunther Hagg beats favorite Greg Rice by 35 yards in 5,000m at national AAU track and field championship in NY

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1943

New Qu‚bec (Chubb) Crater discovered in northern Qu‚bec (3« km dia)

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1943

National Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organizes

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1943

German round up Jews in Amsterdam

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1944

Dave Nelson, baseball player

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