On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 2020

Historical Events

  • 152nd Belmont Stakes: Tiz the Law with Manuel Franco aboard becomes first New York-bred winner of the event since 1882

Historic Event

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.

  • 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? 1 year, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Rockstar - Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch