This Day in History :: 20 August
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20 August 1994 : White Buffalo: Janesville, Wisconsin
20 August 1981 : Lauri Illy: Virginia Beach, Virginia -- Rhythmic gymnast (1996 Olympics)
20 August 1980 : Corey Carrier: Actor (Young Indiana Jones)
20 August 1979 : Tara Shaffer: Miss Ohio Teen USA (1996)
20 August 1978 : Sanna Lankosaari: Ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics - 1998)
20 August 1974 : Denesha Reid: Miss USA-Georgia (1997)
20 August 1972 : Derrick Alston: NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
20 August 1971 : Bernard Whittington: Defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
20 August 1971 : Brett Bech: Wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
20 August 1971 : Ke Huy Quan: Saigon, Vietnam -- Actor (Sam-Together We Stand)

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20 August 1996 : George Brian Snape: Businessman / rugby league entrepreneur, dies at 81
20 August 1996 : Rio Reiser: Rock singer, dies at 46
20 August 1995 : Hugo Pratt: Graphic artist, dies at 68
20 August 1995 : John E Gilmore: Tenor Saxophonist, dies at 63
20 August 1995 : Paul Foster: Singer, dies at 75
20 August 1995 : Vladimir Skutina: Writer playwright / journalist, dies at 64
20 August 1995 : Von McDaniel: Baseball player, dies at 56
20 August 1995 : William Kennedy: Baseball player, dies at 76
20 August 1994 : Aleksander Petrovic: Film Director, dies at 65
20 August 1994 : Kalman Kahana: Polish co-founder of state Israel, dies at 81

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20 August 1997 : Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA
20 August 1994 : Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
20 August 1994 : Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
20 August 1993 : Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
20 August 1993 : Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
20 August 1993 : Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
20 August 1992 : England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs. Pakistan, then world ODI record
20 August 1992 : Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler
20 August 1991 : After the attempted coup in the Soviet Union, Estonia declares
20 August 1991 : Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million

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