Historical Events on July 20 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 218 of 218

  • 2001 The London Stock Exchange goes public.
  • 2001 Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.
  • 2002 South America: A fire in a discotheque in Lima, Peru kills over twenty-five.
  • 2003 France: Sixteen people are injured after two bombs explode outside a tax office in Nice.
  • 2003 132nd British Golf Open: Ben Curtis shoots a 283 at Royal St George's Golf Club
  • 2005 Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent.
  • 2006 39th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2006 During an appearance on "The Tonight Show", Colin Farrell is confronted by telephone sex worker Dessarae Bradford, who had been stalking the actor

  • 2008 137th British Golf Open: Pádraig Harrington shoots a 283 at Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Sport awardSports Awards

2008 16th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • 2012 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,
  • 2012 21 people are killed and 29 injured in a bus accident in Nayarit, Mexico
  • 2014 Patrick Sawyer arrives in city of Lagos in Nigeria and collapses; he dies of Ebola five days later
  • 2014 The Israeli Defence Force enter Shuja'iyya, a populous neighbourhood of Gaza City, as part of their ground offensive focused on destroying tunnels crossing the Israel border
  • 2014 143rd British Golf Open: Rory McIlroy shoots a 271 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club
  • 2015 Suicide bomber kills 30 in Turkish town of Suruc near Syrian border
  • 2015 144th British Golf Open: American Zach Johnson wins in a four-hole play-off (-1) at St Andrews
  • 2015 Hacker group the Impact Team annouce they have hacked married dating site Ashley Madison