On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • China's super computer tally overtakes the US; Chinese 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight is world's No. 1
  • Rome elects its first female Mayor Virginia Raggi (Five Star Movement) and its youngest at 37

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Ham [Billy Mack Ham], American music impresario and manager (ZZ Top), dies at 79
  • Frank Chapot, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1960, 1972) dies at 84
  • James Victor, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), dies at 76