On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2000

Historical Events

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Valhalla GC: Tiger Woods becomes first since Ben Hogan (1953) to win 3 majors in a calendar year; wins back-to-back PGA titles in 3-hole playoff with Bob May

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Austin, British tennis player (3-time Grand Slam runner-up), dies of complications from a fall at 94
2000 Highlights

About August 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo