On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 2020

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elon Musk unveils pig named Gertrude with coin-sized computer in her brain, part of his Nuralink start-up creating a brain-to-machine interface

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Elon Musk

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Robinson, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1994; 6th Man of Year Award 1993; Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers), dies from lymphoma at 53
  • J├╝rgen Schadeberg, German-born South African photographer who photographed apartheid struggle, dies at 89
2020 Highlights

About August 29, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo