August 20-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

August 20 2023 is Sunday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 20

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

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  • 232nd day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • Independence Restoration Day- Estonia
  • Sadbhavna Divas
  • National Radio Day
  • World Mosquito Day
  • International Day of Medical Transporters
  • National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
  • Anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People- Morocco

Past events and historical events on August 20

  • 1914-Brussels is taken during the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.
  • 1920-In Detroit, 8MK (now WWJ), the first commercial radio station, starts broadcasting.
  • 1926-Nippon Hs Kykai (NHK), Japan’s public broadcasting organisation, is founded
  • 1940-Attack against Leon Trotsky in Mexico
  • 1960-Senegal leaves the Mali Federation.
  • 1975-NASA launches Viking 1 utilising a Titan launch vehicle.
  • 1988-After seven years, the Iran-Iraq War comes to a conclusion.
  • 1993-Oslo Accords negotiations come to an end.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 20

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 20th August– Demi Lovato, Amy Adams, and H.P. Lovecraft
  • 1983-Amrita Puri- Indian actress
  • 1976-Randeep Hooda- Indian actor
  • 1946-N. R. Narayana Murthy – Indian businessman.
  • 1944-Rajiv Gandh-iIndian politician, 6th Prime Minister of India
  • 1941-Slobodan Milošević-Serbian politician, 3rd President of Serbia, Montenegro
  • 1935-Ron Paul-American physician, author, politician
  • 1923-Jim Reeves-American singer-songwriter
  • 1890-H. P. Lovecraft-American writer
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 20th August 2023?
  • 20th August is Sunday
  • 232nd day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 20?
  • Sadbhavna Divas is observed on 20 August every year to commemorate the memory of our late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
  • As a way to remember the Revolution of the King and the People, August 20 is a public holiday in Morocco. After Morocco got rid of the French, the movement pretty much went away because the Sultan was able to take control of the state.
  • After the August Coup in Moscow, Estonia announced independence on August 20, 1991, when the Supreme Council of Estonia set de facto freedom. Restoration of Independence Day is now a public holiday on August 20.
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