What Happened on July 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 33rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • In Zimbabwe, Parliament opens its new session and seats opposition members for the first time in a decade.
  • Terrorist Carlos the Jackal sues France in the European Court of Human Rights for allegedly torturing him.
  • The leaders of Salt Lake City's bid to win the 2002 Winter Olympics are indicted by a federal grand jury for bribery, fraud, and racketeering

Famous Deaths

  • Gregory Hill (also known as Malaclypse the Younger,) American writer (b. 1941)