On This Day

June 20, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sheila Scott completes 1st round-the-world solo flight by a woman

Aviator Sheila Scott
Sheila Scott

Deaths in History

  • Georges LemaĆ®tre, Belgian Catholic Priest, astronomer and physics professor, who initially proposed the universe expansion and big-bang theories, dies at 71