1903 – The Ford Motor Company shipped its 1st car on the 20th day of July in 1903.
1919 – Sir Edmund Hillary the New Zealand mountaineer and explorer was born on the 20th day of July in 1919 (d. 2008).
1938 – Natalie Wood the American actress was born on the 20th day of July in 1938 (d. 1981)
1945 – Kim Carnes the American singer and songwriter was born on the 20th day of July in 1945.
1953 – Marcia Hines the American born Australian singer was born on the 20th day of July in 1953.
1968 – The first Special Olympics was held on the 20th day of July in 1968.
1973 – Bruce Lee the American actor and martial artist died on the 20th day of July in 1973 (b. 1940).
2009 ~ The Project (originally The 7PM Project ) Australian talk show television program was first broadcast on the 20th July 2009. The 7PM Project was originally hosted by Charlie Pickering, Carrie Bickmore and Dave Hughes (2009 – 2013), with rotating daily guest panellists. The Project official website: www.TheProjectTV.com.au | The Project Twitter verified: www.Twitter.com/TheProjectTV | The Project Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TheProjectTV | The Project ZeeBox | YouTube video: 7PM Project: 1st episode at 7pm 20th July 2009…
Today in History for July 20th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…