On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1996

Historical Events

  • India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's

Famous Deaths

  • Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (Olympic Gold 1972), dies at 42
  • George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur, dies at 81
  • Rio Reiser, German rock singer ("Ton Steine Scherben"), dies at 46
1996 Highlights

About August 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo