What Happened on August 20, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Suicide bombing in Turkish city Gaziantep during a wedding party kills at least 51

Famous Weddings

  • Olympic figure skater Sasha Cohen (31) weds Tom May in Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • Stand-up comedian Chris Hardwick (31) weds actress Lydia Hearst (44) in Pasadena, California

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Rix [Lord Rix], English actor, dies at 92
  • Irving Fields, American composer and pianist (Miami Beach Rhumba), dies at 101