On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1970

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
1970 Highlights

About August 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo