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 - Len Dawson
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1935: Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson is born in Alliance, Ohio. Dawson led the Kansas City Chiefs to three AFL Championships (the first in 1962 when the team was still located in Dallas and known as the Texans) and a victory in Super Bowl IV in 1970, for which he won the game's MVP award. The six-time AFL All-Star selection played college football for Purdue University and also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns.

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