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On this day: June 20

POSTED: 6:25 PM Jun 18 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jun 20 2014

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.

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2012: American painter LeRoy Neiman, known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events, dies at the age of 91 in New York City. Neiman is seen here in 2004, at left, with boxer Bernard Hopkins holding up a portrait of himself painted by the artist.

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