What Happened on August 20, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsFilm Awards

13th Venice Film Festival: "Genghis Khan" directed by Manuel Conde wins the Golden Lion

Great Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis Khan
Great Khan of the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Stalin meets Chou Enlai

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)
  • John Hiatt, US singer/songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me)
  • Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Schumacher, German politician/chairman (SPD), dies