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Movie events on the 20th June

1815

With small hope for success of the Allies against Napoleon's drive, English securities fall to the lowest level on record. Spurred by the probable closure of the London Stock Exchange, banker Nathan Rothschild risks his fortune to single-handedly sustain the British economy until last minute news (via carrier pigeon) of Napoleon's defeat by Wellington at Waterloo turns the market around. (London, England) (The House of Rothschild)

1837

It has pleased Almighty God to release from his sufferings his most excellent and gracious Sovereign King William IV. His Majesty expired in Windsor Castle at 12 minutes past 2 o'clock A.M. this day. The Princess Alexandrina Victoria is awakened at Kensington Palace by the Archbishop of Canterbury and informed that she is now Queen of England. (England) (Victoria the Great)

1875

Mountain man Joe Meek dies. (Oregon) (Bridger)

1887

Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon thwart Lord Nelson Rathbone and Wu Chow's plot to assassinate Queen Victoria and nine other members of the royal family. (London, England) (Shanghai Knights)

Queen Victoria enjoys a fireworks display arranged by Lord Nelson Rathbone as part of the celebrations of her Golden Jubilee. (London, England) (Shanghai Knights)

1897

Count Dracula en route from Varna to London via the Demeter. (Atlantic Ocean) (Dracula)

1901

Edward Cullen born. (Twilight)

1905

Lillian Hellman is born. (New Orleans, Louisiana) (Dash and Lilly)

1907

Elijah P. Rogers is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

1941

Operation Barbarossa, in which German troops invade the Soviet Union. The town of Nowogrodek becomes a Jewish ghetto. (Belarussia) (Defiance)

1947

Bugsy Siegel killed by gunshot. (Bugsy)

1956

While on morning patrol, a French policeman is stabbed in the throat and robbed of his pistol. An hour later, a police station is ambushed by locals and two more officers are killed. By the afternoon, the streets are openly menaced by automatic weapon fire between rebel factions and the territorial guard. (Algiers, Algeria) (The Battle of Algiers)

1964

Gen. William Westmoreland succeeds Gen. Paul Harkins as head of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV). (Path to War)

2000

Anne Beamer writes that Ray Pluto is fit for active duty. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

Anne Beamer writes that Ray Pluto is fit for active duty. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

2004

James McKeen Costa claims to have witnessed Asher's crime the previous night. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

2008

Millions try to leave Scotland, but the military, and a 30ft fence, keep them in to isolate the deadly virus. (Scotland) (Doomsday)

There is a mass exodus to escape the wide-spreading Reaper virus. (Scotland) (Doomsday)

2010

Guys Choice premieres on Spike TV. (The Smurfs)

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