On this day: June 20

Published On: Jun 18 2013 05:25:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2016 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.

OTD June 20 - Neda Agha-Soltan
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2009: During the Iranian election protests in Tehran, Neda Agha-Soltan is fatally shot in the chest by a Basij militia member. Her death was captured on video and spread virally on the Internet. It became a rallying point for the opposition to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and has been called "probably the most widely witnessed death in human history."

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