On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2009

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

12th Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt wins 200m

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

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? 11 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo