What Happened on August 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Whittington, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • Brett Bech, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • David Walliams, British comedian
  • Ke Huy Quan, Saigon Vietnam, actor (Sam-Together We Stand)
  • Kevin Hickman, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Oronde Gadsden, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Steve Stone, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Rashid Minhas, Pakistani Air Force pilot (b. 1951)