On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former adviser to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon arrested and charged with fraud over a fundraising campaign to build a wall on the Mexican border

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Kamala Harris accepts her nomination for vice-president, becoming the 1st US woman of color on a major-party ticket saying "there is no vaccine for racism"

US Senator and VP Nominee Kamala Harris
US Senator and VP Nominee
Kamala Harris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny falls into a coma after a suspected poisoning (later confirmed to be Novichok poisoning)

Political Activist Alexei Navalny
Political Activist
Alexei Navalny

2020 Highlights

About August 20, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo