On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Article: 'Gorgeous Gussie' Shocks Wimbledon

Historical Events

  • Central Intelligence Agency Act passes

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist

Person of interestLionel Richie

Lionel Richie, American singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover), born in Tuskegee, Alabama

  • Paul Shaw, Collingwood Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics 1996)