On This Day: August 20th
This is 233rd day of the year and 133 days remain in the year.
The space probe Voyager 2 was launched. It continues to explore to this day, and is now more than 7 billion miles from Earth.
August 20 BirthdaysOliver Hazard Perry1785–1819, American naval officer, born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry.
Connie ChungTV news reporter
George J. Mitchellpublic official
Benjamin Harrison23rd U.S. President