On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • Brett Bech, American football wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Slidell, Louisiana
  • David Walliams, English actor and comedian (Come Fly With Me), born in London
  • Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese-American actor (Sam-Together We Stand), born in Saigon, South Vietnam
  • Kevin Hickman, American NFL tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Oronde Gadsden, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Steve Stone, English footballer, born in Gateshead, England

Famous Deaths

  • Rashid Minhas, Pakistani Air Force pilot (b. 1951)