On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

  • Billy Cannon, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1959, LSU), dies at 80
  • Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), dies at 77