What Happened on August 20, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"One Direction: This Is Us" 3D concert film of One Direction directed by Morgan Spurlock premieres in London

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Zayn Malik
Singer Harry Styles
Harry Styles
  • 9 Islamist militants are killed by Russian police in North Caucasus

Famous Weddings

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Actor Maximilian Schell (82) weds opera singer Iva Mihanovic (35) in Carinthia, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Elmore Leonard, American author, dies from complications from a stroke at 87
  • Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist (Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz), dies at 95
  • Marian McPartland, English-born American Jazz musician, dies at 95