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July 20: This Day That Year

July 20

- 1837 - London: Euston railway station opens as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway (L&BR), the city's 1st intercity railway station.

- 1933 - London: 500,000 march against anti-Semitism.

- 1944 - Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by German army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.

- 1948 - Syngman Rhee becomes president of South Korea.

- 1969 - Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin share the bootprint of moon landing from Apollo 11, 530 million watch live global broadcast.

- 1981 - Irene Saez of Venezuela becomes 30th Miss Universe.

- 1994 - Supreme Leader of North-Korea, Kim Il-sung is placed in a public Mausoleum at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.

- 2001 - The London Stock Exchange goes public.

- 2002 - Peru: A major fire caused by Bartender fire tricks in a night club in Lima kills 25 and injures 100.

- 2003 - France: 16 people were injured due to 2 bombs explosions outside a tax office in Nice.

- 2012 - USA: 12 people were killed and 59 were injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado.

- 2015 - A Hacker group announced that they have hacked dating site Ashley Madison.

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