July 20 National Days, Birthday and Major Past Events

July 20 2024 is Saturday. 201st day of the Gregorian Calendar, Western Zodiac – Cancer. Lao Women Union’s Day- Laos, National Moon Day, National Lollipop Day, Crown Prince Haakon’s Day- Norway, International Chess Day, Space Exploration Day, World Jump Day, Independence Day- Colombia. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date July 20.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on July 20

Find out about events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day.

  • 201st day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Cancer
  • Lao Women Union’s Day- Laos
  • National Moon Day
  • National Lollipop Day
  • Crown Prince Haakon’s Day- Norway
  • International Chess Day
  • Space Exploration Day
  • World Jump Day
  • Independence Day- Colombia
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Past events and historical events on July 20

  • 2012-James Holmes killed 12 and injured 58 during the Dark Night Rises premiere in Aurora, Colorado.
  • 1982-The IRA is continuing it’s bombing campaign on the British mainland
  • 1976-Viking I was the first American spacecraft to land on Mars and complete its mission.
  • 1975-U.S.A. Oil Hits $13.00 a Barrel currently about $85.00
  • 1974-Operation Attila or Cyprus Peace Operation followed a Cyprus coup.
  • 1969-Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first humans to walk on the Moon, successfully landed on the Moon’s Sea of Tranquility.
  • 1969-Honduras and El Salvador ended their brief conflict over immigration. North American FIFA World Cup trials saw the fighting.
  • 1964-Violence has flared up again in Harlem New York.
  • 1951-Jordan King Abdullah Assassinated.
  • 1948-President Harry Truman issued a proclamation today calling for a peacetime military draft.
  • 1925-The medium wage for women working in Alabama was approximately $8.80 per week.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on July 20

  • Famous Celebrities birthdays on 20th July Hardik Patel, Debashish Mohanty, Naman Ojha, Sandra Oh, Omar Epps, Simon Rex, Judy Greer, Elliott Yamin, Gisele Bundchen, Percy Daggs III, John Lodge, T.G. Sheppard, Carlos Santana, Frank Whaley, Josh Holloway, S. J. Surya, Naseeruddin Shah, Arunima Sinha, Vinod Tawde.
  • 1996-Ben Simmons-Australian Professional Basketball Player
  • 1978-Elliott Yamin-American singer-songwriter
  • 1966-Enrique Pena Nieto-Mexican politician
  • 1947-Carlos Santana-Mexican/American guitarist, singer-songwriter
  • 1938-Natalie Wood-Russian-American famous film and television actress
  • 1919-Edmund Hillary-New Zealand explorer, mountaineer
  • 1304-Petrarch-Italian scholar, poet
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 20th July 2024?
  • 20th July is Saturday
  • 201st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Cancer
2. Special Day on July 20?
  • National Moon Day Moon Day commemorates the day when man first walked on the moon in 1969.
  • International Chess Day commemorates the 1924 founding of the International Chess Federation on July 20. UNESCO proposed celebrating this day as the international chess day, which FIDE instituted in 1966.
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