On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • -21] Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique

Famous Birthdays

  • Els Callens, Belgian tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Fred Durst, American singer (Limp Bizkit), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Jay McNeil, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Deaths

  • Hildo Krop, modernistic sculptor, dies at 86