On This Day: June 20th
This is 172nd day of the year and 194 days remain in the year.
British soldiers were thrown into the cell known as the "Black Hole of Calcutta."
The Great Seal of the United States was adopted.
The 320-ton Savannah became the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
Queen Victoria ascended the British throne.
Lizzie Borden, accused of murdering her parents, was found innocent by a jury in New Bedford, Mass.
June 20 BirthdaysLillian Hellman1905–84, American dramatist, born in New Orleans.
José Alexandre “Xanana” Gusmãorevolutionary leader
Lloyd Augustus Hallchemist