On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 2020

Historical Events

  • Actress Lori Loughlin sentenced to two months in prison along with her husband for her role in US college admissions bribery scandal
  • American golfer Scottie Scheffler makes birdie on 4 of final 5 holes to become 12th player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59 in 2nd round of the Northern Trust at TPC Boston
  • BTS's release new single Dynamite, becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube

Famous Deaths

  • Mohamed Ben Rehaiem, Tunisian soccer midfielder (35 caps; CS Sfaxien), dies at 69
  • Pedro Nájera, Mexican soccer midfielder (FIFA World Cup 1954, 62; Club América), dies at 91
2020 Highlights

About August 21, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo