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August 20 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- August 20th

Happy Birthday!
1833 President Benjamin Harrison, US President
1890 H.P. Lovecraft, fiction/fantasy writer
1907 Alan Reed, voice (Fred Flintstone)
1921 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls)
1942 Isaac Hayes, singer/ actor (Chef from South Park)
1946 Connie Chung, tv news anchor
1956 Joan Allen, actress (The Bourne Supremacy, Face/Off)
1962 James Marsters, actor (Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
1970 Fred Durst, singer from Limp Bizkit (Rollin', My Way)

1912 William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army.

1920 Amendment passed giving Women the right to vote.

History Lesson:
Isaac Hayes' mom's name is Eula (that is my middle name).

Connie Chung's husband is Maury Povich (talk show host).

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