On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2009

Historical Events

Sports History

12th Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt wins 200m

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Knechtel, American session piano and bass player (Simon and Garfunkel; Johnny Rivers), dies of heart attack at 69
2009 Highlights

About August 20, 2009

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo