Famous Deaths on August 20th, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Upshaw, American football player and union leader (b. 1945)
  • Hua Guofeng, former Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, succeeding Mao Zedong in 1976 and being replaced by Hu Yaobang in 1981 (b. 1921)
  • Stephanie Tubbs Jones, American politician (b. 1949)