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: 2017 champion Takuma Sato of Japan wins his 2nd title under 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Football Star Thomas Müller
Football Star
Thomas Müller

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US black man Jacob Blake shot and injured by police in front of his children in Kenosha, Wisconsin, prompting violent protests

Victim of Police Brutality Jacob Blake
Victim of Police Brutality
Jacob Blake

<b>Republican</b> PartyRepublican Party

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Persip, American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; The Jazz Statesmen; Billy Eckstine), dies at 91
2020 Highlights

About August 23, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo