On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2017

Historical Events

  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Des Moines G & CC: US retains Cup 16½- 11½; down by 5, Europe can only halve the singles 6-6

Famous Deaths

  • Fredell Lack, American concert violinist, and teacher (University of Houston, 1959-2009), dies at 95

Person of interestJerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis [Joseph Levitch], American comedian (Martin and Lewis, MDA Telethon), dies at 91

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Wilhelm Killmayer, German composer, dies at 89
2017 Highlights

About August 20, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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