August 20

August 20, 2019

On This Day

August 20

Radio Day

World Mosquito Day


1858 The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London publishes The Theory of Evolution By Charles Darwin 

1882 1812 by Trachaikovsky is performed for the first time in Moscow.


1926 NHK in Japan public broadcaster  TV station 

1619 The first african slaves arrive to Jamestown Virginia America   

1935 Ecuador President Ibarra is over thorn via Coup by General Pons

1973 The Rolling Stones release the single Angie



1982 New Jersey Devils names Don Lever as their first caption 

1990 New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner resigns. 

1993 WLUP-AM in Chicago fries Howard Stern

2006  WWE SumerSlam ’06 Shawn Michels tags with Triple H and pins Mr. & Shane McMahon




Happy Birthday


1923 Jim Reeves musician


1942 Isaac Hayes musician, actor in South Park 


1946 Connie Chung journalist     

1949 Robert Plant musician in the band Led Zeppelin

1952 Rudy Gatlin musician in the band Thin Lizzy   

1965 KRS-ONE rapper


1970 Fred Durst musician in the band Limp Bizkit 

1984 Tsokye Tsomo Karchung model

1989 Kirko Bangz 

1992 Demi Lovato singer actress 








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