On this day: June 20

Published On: Jun 18 2013 05:25:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Lizzie Borden is acquitted of giving her mother "40 whacks," the U.S. Army Air Force is formed, the "red telephone" hotline is established, "Leave it to Beaver" airs its final episode, and "Jaws" has moviegoers reconsidering their beach vacations, all on this day.

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2012: American painter LeRoy Neiman, known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events, dies at the age of 91 in New York City.


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