What Happened on August 20, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Republicans convene at Cow Palace

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Greenidge, cricketer (WI opener, no relation to Gordon or Geoff)
  • Joan Allen, American actress (Peggy Sue Got Married, Tucker, In Country), born in Rochelle, Illinois
  • Rick Olsen, rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)