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

Music releaseMusic Single

Koreon pop group BTS releases single "Dynamite,"; becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star
Jimin

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 year, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo