On This Day

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Elmore Leonard, American author (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), dies from complications from a stroke at 87
  • Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist (Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz), dies at 95