Historical Events on July 20 (Part 2)

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  • 2003 132nd British Golf Open: Ben Curtis shoots a 283 at Royal St George's Golf Club
  • 2005 Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent
  • 2006 39th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

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2006 During an appearance on "The Tonight Show", Colin Farrell is confronted by telephone sex worker Dessarae Bradford, who had been stalking the actor

  • 2008 137th British Golf Open: Pádraig Harrington shoots a 283 at Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Sport awardSports Awards

2008 16th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2012 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,
  • 2012 21 people are killed and 29 injured in a bus accident in Nayarit, Mexico
  • 2014 Patrick Sawyer arrives in city of Lagos in Nigeria and collapses; he dies of Ebola five days later
  • 2014 The Israeli Defence Force enter Shuja'iyya, a populous neighbourhood of Gaza City, as part of their ground offensive focused on destroying tunnels crossing the Israel border
  • 2014 British Open Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins wire-to-wire by 2 from Sergio Garcia & Rickie Fowler
  • 2015 Suicide bomber kills 30 in Turkish town of Suruc near Syrian border
  • 2015 British Open Golf, St. Andrews: American Zach Johnson wins in a 4-hole play-off with Australian Marc Leishman & Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa
  • 2015 Hacker group the Impact Team annouce they have hacked married dating site Ashley Madison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Elon Musk tweets he has "verbal government approval" to build 29 minute Hyperloop between New York and Washington D.C.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • 2017 The last fighting occurs in the Iraqi city of Mosul as the city is liberated from ISIS militants

  • 2017 China announces a plan against “foreign garbage” banning 24 categories of plastic and recyclable waste from 2018
  • 2018 American director James Gunn fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" by Disney after past offensive tweets surface
  • 2018 Australian businessman James Packer announces he has quit 22 directorships due to mental health issues