On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2020

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Royal Troon GC: Sophia Popov of Germany claims her first Tour title by 2 strokes from Thailand's Jasmine Suwannapura; at #304, lowest ranked player to win a major
  • Indianapolis 500: Japanese ex-Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato wins his second title ahead of Scott Dixon under the yellow caution flag after a crash with 3 laps remaining
  • President Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway announces she is stepping away from the White House for family reasons
  • UEFA Champions League Final, Lisbon: Kingsley Coman heads German giants Bayern Munich to the club's 6th crown in a 1-0 win over Paris St-Germain
  • US black man Jacob Blake shot and injured by police in front of his children in Kenosha, Wisconsin, prompting violent protests

<b>Republican</b> PartyRepublican Party

US Republican party convention begins by formally renominating Donald Trump for a presidential second term

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

2020 Highlights

About August 23, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo