On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Donald Trump controversially holds his first re-election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, only 6,200 people attend despite the campaign stating 1 million had registered. Social media campaign organised by teens on TikTok, K-Pop fans and others, claims responsibility for wildly inflating the expected attendance.

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Highest-ever temperature recorded in the Arctic circle, 38C (100F) in Verkhoyansk, Siberia
  • Historic dust cloud from the Sahara desert reaches the Caribbean, largest for half a century
  • Three men stabbed to death, with three others injured, in a terrorist attack in a park in Reading, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Kiick, American football running back (Super Bowl 1972, 73; AFL All-Star 1968, 69; Miami Dolphins), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 73
2020 Highlights

About June 20, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini