On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency
  • Heavy storm hits the Channel
  • Nazis begin mass extermination of Jews at Auschwitz
  • Soviet forces conquer Wiborg
  • US attacks Japanese fleet in Philippines Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Nelson, baseball player
  • David Roper, English actor
  • Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana