On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2019

Historical Events

  • Computer systems in 22 small Texas towns hacked and held to ransom in coordinated attack prompts FBI investigation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte resigns after Matteo Salvini calls for co-confidence vote

Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister of Italy
Giuseppe Conte
  • NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa to search for alien life, to launch 2025

Famous Deaths

  • Russ Conway, American sports journalist (Eagleson NHL scandal), dies of heart disease at 70
2019 Highlights

About August 20, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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