20th June in history

20th June in history

Nicole Kidman is an American-born Australian actress, producer, and singer born on this day in 1967.

Did you know that:

• Three-hundred twenty-ton Savannah became the first steamship to cross any ocean in the Atlantic on this day in 1819
• Samuel Morse was granted a patent for telegraphy signals on this day in 1840
• Lionel Richie is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and television personality born on this day in 1949
• “Jaws”, based on the book by Peter Benchley, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider was released on this day in 1975

// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya is a fledgling journalist with a natural penchant for wordsmithery and a soft corner for environment and wildlife. A literature student, she contributes articles on history, environment and latest fads.

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