August 20, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Pitts Omar Moreno steals record 70 bases for 3rd consecutive season
  • Reinhold Messner of Italy is 1st to solo ascent Mt Everest
  • UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jerusalem is its capital

Deaths in History

  • Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, dies at 91