What Happened on June 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 66th US Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 278 at Olympic CC in San Francisco

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Aviator Sheila Scott
Sheila Scott

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding 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