On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Ainley, British actor (Doctor Who), born in Stanmore, Middlesex (d. 2004)
  • Vasily Aksyonov, Soviet-Russian novelist (The Burn), born in Kazan, Soviet Union (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer, dies at 87
  • Paul Keller, German writer (Vergrabenes Gut), dies at 59
  • Tadeusz Joteyko, composer, dies at 60