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 - Lizzie Borden
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1893: Lizzie Borden is acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother. Nobody else was ever charged in the deaths, which famously inspired the rhyme about Borden giving her mother "40 whacks" with an axe.

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