On June 20th in …
1248 –- The University of Oxford receives its Royal charter.
1782 -– Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States.
1877 — Alexander Graham Bell installs the world’s first commercial telephone service, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1945 –- The U.S. Secretary of State approves the transfer of Wernher von Braun and his team of Nazi rocket scientists to America.
1975 –- The film “Jaws” is released in the United States, becoming the highest-grossing film of that time.