On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 54th British Academy Television Awards: "Fonejacker" Best Comedy, "The Street" best Drama
  • Danica Patrick driving for Andretti Green Racing wins the Indy Japan 300 at Twin Ring Motegi; first female driver in history to win an IndyCar Series race

Famous Weddings

  • "The Game" actress Tia Mowry (29) weds actor Cory Hardrict (32) at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Monica Lovinescu, Romanian essayist, literary critic and journalist (b. 1923)
  • VL Mike, American Rapper (b. 1976)