What Happened on August 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
  • Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
  • Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
  • Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer
  • Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1986)