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 This day in History - June 20
388 Historic Events for June 20
1944

Terry Funk, Hammond Ind, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley)

Birth
1944

Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency

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1944

Soviet forces conquer Wiborg

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1944

US troops occupy Biak

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1944

US attacks Japanese fleet in Philippines Sea

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1944

Nazi begin mass extermination of Jews at Auschwitz

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1944

Heavy storm hits the Channel

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1945

John McCook, Ventura Cal, actor (Codename: Firefox, Bold and Beautiful)

Birth
1945

James F Buchli, New Rockford ND, USMC/astr (STS 51C, 61A, 29, 48)

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1945

David S Monson, (Rep-R-UT, 1985- )

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1945

Bruno Frank, writer, dies at 58

Death
1945

[Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)

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1946

Duchess of Gloucester

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1946

NYC transit begins using PA system - Car # 744 on 8th Ave IND line

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1946

Andr‚ Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)

Birth
1947

Pres Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act

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1947

Candy Clark, Ok, actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti)

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1947

David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)

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1947

John Forbes, horse trainer

Birth
1947

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal

Death
1948

"Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV

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1948

20 Jews killed when a bomb is thrown into Jewish quarter of Cairo

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1948

Cleveland draws then record 82,781 for doubleheader

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1948

Deutsche Mark introduced in West-Germany

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1948

Joey Molland, rocker

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