On This Day

June 20, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • US President Harry Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act

Birthdays in History

  • David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
  • Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
  • Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

Deaths in History

Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, American gangster who created casinos in Las Vegas, shot dead in Beverly Hills at 41

1947 in History