Today in History for 20th August 1991

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
- Estonia formally declares its independence from the USSR
- Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
- The United Democratic Front, one of the most prominent anti-apartheid movements, comprising of over 400 workers', church, civic and student organisations, dissolves

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Marko Đoković, Serbian tennis player

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86
- Lenore Strunsky Gershwin, widow of Ira Gershwin, dies at 90

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