On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1994

Historical Events

  • 109.8°F (43.2°C) in Cordoba Spain
  • Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
  • Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
  • Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior featherweight, wins the IBF World Boxing Title

Famous Birthdays

  • Miracle the white buffalo, an extremely rare white, non-albino buffalo calf, born in Janesville Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • Kalman Kahana, Polish co-founder of state Israel, dies at 81
1994 Highlights

About August 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo