On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert

Famous Birthdays

  • "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, American heavy metal guitarist (Pantera), born in Arlington, Texas (d. 2004)
  • Colin Cunningham, American actor (Centigrade, Falling Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Courtney Gibbs, American actress (Baywatch) and Miss USA 1988, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Greg Jackson, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers), born in Hialeah, Florida
  • Steven Finn, Canadian NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Laval, Quebec, Canada