What Happened on June 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 76th US Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth Ga
  • Carol Fugate, Starkweather accomplice, is paroled
  • Disney's River Country opens at Bay Lake (closed 2001)
  • UEFA European Championship Final: Czechoslovakia upsets West Germany 5-3 on penalties following 2-2 draw after extra time in Belgrade

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Lee, Panamanian baseball player
  • Jerome Fontamillas, Filipino American musician (Switchfoot)
  • Juliano Belletti, Brazilian footballer
  • Rob Mackowiak, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918)