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The Sun appears in the constellation Gemini from (around) June 20 to July 20.†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#Astrology

On June 20, 1955, a total solar eclipse of 7min 8sec duration was visible in Southeast Asia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_June_20,_1955

The first Starmus Festival took place June 20 - 25, 2011, on Tenerife, and La Palma, Canary Islands.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starmus_Festival

The Roman festival of Summanus is on the 20th June.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summanus



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On June 20, 1985 Ohio declared the Ordovician trilobite Isotelus maximus ss the Ohio state fossil.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleontology_in_Ohio#Scientific_research

On June 20, 1833 a section of the Garnock river bed collapsed into mineworkings.†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Garnock#A_mining_disaster

The Black Hole of Calcutta was a small dungeon in the old Fort William in Calcutta, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Hole_of_Calcutta#In_astronomy

According to Hong-Yee Chiu, the Black Hole of Calcutta was the inspiration for the term 'black hole'
http://www.marciabartusiak.com/uploads/8/5/8/9/8589314/celestial_lockup.pdf (PDF)

Samuel Morse received the patent #1647 for the telegraph in 1840 STOP
http://www.google.com/patents/US1647?dq=1647#v=onepage&q=1647&f=false

The Moscow-Washington hotline was established on June 20, 1963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow-Washington_hotline



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Aukstojas Hill was 'baptised' on June 20, 2005, during an unofficial ceremony.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auk%C5%A1tojas_Hill

On 20 June 1898 the Heidelberg Observatory) was ceremonially inaugurated†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mannheim_Observatory#The_Mountain_Observatory_at_Heidelberg

The Lovell Telescope was tilted under power for the first time on 20 June 1957
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovell_Telescope

Construction of the Griffith Observatory started on 20 June 1933
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t6932332/griffith-park-observatory/



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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station opened on the 20th June 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chhatrapati_Shivaji_Terminus#Opening_and_growth_as_Victoria_Terminus

On June 20, 1819, the SS Savannah sidewheel steamer crossed the Atlantic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Savannah#Historic_transatlantic_voyage



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Space Shuttle Columbia, STS-78, was successfully launched on 20 June 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-78

Foton-M2 was launched on 20 June 2005
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3099910/foton-m2-mission/

The Jason-2 satellite was launched on 20 June 2008
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t7243572/jason-2-satellite/

The Zhongxing-10 (ChinaSat 10) satellite was launched at 16:13 UT, 20th June 2011
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43474967/zhongxing-10/

The NROL-38 satellite was launched on June 20, 2012
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t49619389/nrol-38-satellite/



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Dr. Ulf Dietrich Merbold (June 20, 1941) is the first West German citizen and second German native to fly in space
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Merbold

Colonel Gary Eugene Payton, USAF, (born 20 June 1948) is a former American astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Payton_(astronaut)

James Frederick Buchli (born June 20, 1945) is a former NASA astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Buchli

Ilan Ramon (June 20, 1954 - February 1, 2003) was a fighter pilot in the Israeli Air Force
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468597/ilan-ramon-1954-2003/

Martin Landau (June 20, 1928 - July 15, 2017) was an American film and television actor.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Landau

William Ashley Bradfield (20 June 1927 - 9 June 2014) was a prolific amateur discoverer of comets.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_A._Bradfield

John Stefanos Paraskevopoulos (June 20, 1889 - March 15, 1961) was a Greek/South African astronomer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_S._Paraskevopoulos

Mary R. Calvert (June 20, 1884 - June 1974) was an American astronomer.†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_R._Calvert



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Edgar Rice Burroughs finished the science fantasy novel 'Thuvia, Maid of Mars' on June 20, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuvia,_Maid_of_Mars

Alternative 3 is a television programme, broadcast once only in the United Kingdom in 1977.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_3



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NGC 6051 was discovered by French astronomer Edouard Stephan on the 20th June 1881.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876406/ngc-6051/

NGC 6062 was discovered by French astronomer Edouard Stephan on the 20th June 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876399/ngc-6062/

Messier 23 was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on the 20th June 1764.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876396/messier-23/

Messier 24 was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on the 20th June 1764.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47752321/messier-24/

Messier 26 was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on the 20th June 1764.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876361/messier-26/

NGC 6502 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 20th June 1835.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876327/ngc-6502/

NGC 6545 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 20th June 1835.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876319/ngc-6545/

NGC 6776 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 20th June 1835.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876305/ngc-6776/

NGC 7226 was discovered by American astronomer Edward Singleton Holden on the 20th June 1881.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57876292/ngc-7226/



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Nova 1670 Vulpeculae was discovered in 1670
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t54094119/nova-1670-vulpeculae/

Supernova 2009gj was discovered on June 20, 2009
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t28869718/supernova-2009gj/

Asteroid (404) ArsinoŽ was discovered by Auguste Charlois on June 20, 1895, in Nice
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/404_Arsino%C3%AB

Asteroid (5261) Eureka was discovered at Palomar Observatory on June 20, 1990
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t12719498/mars-trojan/

On June 20, 1943, a United States Army Air Force plane took a photograph of Pingualuit crater
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingualuit_crater#Discovery

Naracoorte 20 June 1921 meteor
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t54116136/naracoorte-20-june-1921-meteor/

Ophiuchid meteor shower peak
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468548/ophiuchids-meteor-shower/



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Meteorites

The Pnompehn (L6) meteorite fell in Phnum Penh, Cambodia, on the 20-30th June, 1868
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468629/pnompehn-meteorite/

The Lancon (H6 Chondrite) meteorite fell in Bouches du Rhone, France, on the 20th June, 1879.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468636/lancon-meteorite/

The St. Mary's County (LL3.3 Chondrite) meteorite fell in Maryland, USA, on the 20th June, 1919.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468655/st-marys-county-meteorite/

The Renca (L5 Chondrite) meteorite fell in San Luis, Argentina, on the 20th June, 1925.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468663/renca-meteorite/

The Madiun (L6 Chondrite) meteorite fell in Jawa Timur, Indonesia, on the 20th June, 1935.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468668/madiun-meteorite/

The Piplia Kalan (Eucrite-mmict) meteorite fell in Rajasthan, India, on the 20th June, 1996.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t43468687/piplia-kalan-meteorite/

The Kunya-Urgench (H5) meteorite fell in Dashkhowus Velayat, Turkmenistan, on the 20th June, 1998.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t31007148/kunya-urgench-meteorite/



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