On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • India premier Charan Singh resigns
  • Singer Vikki Carr & Michael Nilsson wed
  • The East Coast Main Line rail route between England and Scotland is restored when the Penmanshiel Diversion opens.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cory Sullivan, American baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma