What Happened On 20th June 1895 In History

June 20th (1895) was a Thursday. It's the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 20th June, 1895

  • » The Kiel Canal, crossing the base of the Jutland peninsula and the busiest artificial waterway in the world, is officially opened.

June 20th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » John of Matera
  • » Adalbert, Archbishop of Magdeburg
  • » Saint Florentina named Florentina
  • » Margareta Ebner (Beatification named Beatified)
  • » Pope Silverius
  • » June 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Flag Day (Argentina) known as Day of the National Flag (Argentina)
  • » Earliest date for the summer solstice in the Northern hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern hemisphere, and its related observance:
  • » International Surfing Day (June 21 during non-leap years)
  • » Midsummer or Litha / Midsummer celebrations in the northern hemisphere, Yule Neopaganism known as Yule in the southern hemisphere. (Neopagan Wheel of the Year)
  • » Festival in honor of Summanus (Roman Empire)
  • » Public holidays in Azerbaijan known as Gas Sector Day (Azerbaijan)
  • » West Virginia Day (West Virginia)

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World History for the 20th June