On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sheila Scott completes 1st round-the-world solo flight by a woman

Aviator Sheila Scott
Aviator
Sheila Scott

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Olympic CC: Billy Casper erases a 7-stroke deficit on the final 9 holes to tie Arnold Palmer; wins Monday 18-hole playoff by 4 strokes


Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Tennis champ Rod Laver (27) weds Mary Benson at St. Luke's Presbyterian Church in San Rafael, California

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver

Famous Deaths

  • Georges LemaĆ®tre, Belgian Catholic Priest, astronomer and physics professor, who initially proposed the universe expansion and big-bang theories, dies at 71