On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 2018

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

K-pop boy band BTS are the first Koreans to perform at the Billboard Music Awards

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela wins a second term in an election marked by boycotts and accusations of vote rigging

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro
President of Venezuela
Nicolás Maduro
  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Greystone G &CC: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 3 from American trio Joe Durant, Steve Stricker & Gene Sauers
  • Two cyclists attacked by a cougar, 1 dies, in North Bend, Washington State

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBilly Cannon

Billy Cannon, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1959, LSU; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 67; AFL All-Star 1961, 69; Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders), dies at 80

NFL Running Back Billy Cannon
NFL Running Back
Billy Cannon
  • Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), dies at 77
  • Dieter Schnebel, German experimental composer (Harley-Davidson, for nine motorbikes and trumpet), dies at 88
2018 Highlights

About May 20, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus