The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 20th famous birthdays

Rihanna

Rihanna (33)

Barbadian-American singer-songwriter and actress

Elmo O'Dwyer

Elmo O'Dwyer (21)

English TikTok star

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain (1967 - 1994)

American singer and guitarist

Itsselmo

Itsselmo (21)

English TikTok star

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo (18)

American actress

Camryn Clifford

Camryn Clifford (20)

American YouTuber

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley (58)

American basketball player and sportscaster

Jake Warden

Jake Warden (19)

American YouTuber

Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier (94)

American actor and director

Cruz Beckham

Cruz Beckham (16)

British Instagram star and singer

Aiesys Mial

Aiesys Mial (18)

American TikTok star

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford (55)

American model and actress

ExplodingTNT

ExplodingTNT (24)

Canadian YouTube star

Miles Teller

Miles Teller (34)

American actor

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown (70)

Scottish politician

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell (79)

American politician

Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt (1924 - 2019)

American actress, author, and fashion designer

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984)

American photographer

Ivana Trump

Ivana Trump (72)

Czech-American skier and model

Stephon Marbury

Stephon Marbury (44)

American basketball player

Jack Falahee

Jack Falahee (32)

American actor and singer

Robert Altman

Robert Altman (1925 - 2006)

American director and screenwriter

Sandy Duncan

Sandy Duncan (75)

American actress, singer, and dancer

Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn (75)

English actress

Lauren Ambrose

Lauren Ambrose (43)

American actress

Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander (38)

American baseball player

Ron Eldard

Ron Eldard (56)

American actor

Annu Kapoor

Annu Kapoor (65)

Indian actor

Ian Brown

Ian Brown (58)

English musician

French Stewart

French Stewart (57)

American actor

Donn Dew

Donn Dew (18)

American TikTok star

McCoy De Leon

McCoy De Leon (26)

Filipino dancer

Kasey Golden

Kasey Golden (31)

American YouTube star

Andrew Shue

Andrew Shue (54)

American actor

Artur Boruc

Artur Boruc (41)

Polish footballer

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh (78)

English director

Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson (1926 - 2013)

American author and screenwriter

Roy Cohn

Roy Cohn (1927 - 1986)

American lawyer

Jimmy Greaves

Jimmy Greaves (1940 - 2021)

English footballer

Jay Hernandez

Jay Hernandez (43)

American actor

Jennifer O'Neill

Jennifer O'Neill (73)

Brazilian-American actress

Antonio Inoki

Antonio Inoki (78)

Japanese wrestler

Chris Thile

Chris Thile (40)

American musician

Iga Wyrwał

Iga Wyrwał (32)

Polish model and actress

Dwayne McDuffie

Dwayne McDuffie (1962 - 2011)

American author, screenwriter, and producer, co-founded Milestone Media

Siniša Mihajlović

Siniša Mihajlović (52)

Serbian footballer

Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan (1988 - 2013)

English-Indian actress

Julia Volkova

Julia Volkova (36)

Russian singer

Jari Litmanen

Jari Litmanen (50)

Finnish footballer

On this day

February 20 in History

  • 1872

    February 20, 1872:

    New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art opens to the public for the first time.

  • 1909

    February 20, 1909:

    The term “futurism” is used for the first time by author Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in Le Fiagro, a newspaper in Paris.

  • 1919

    February 20, 1919:

    Afghan leader Habibullah Khan is assassinated.

  • 1943

    February 20, 1943:

    Paricutin, a volcano in Mexico’s Michoacán state erupts and goes on to bury two villages.

  • 1952

    February 20, 1952:

    The film, “The African Queen” is released.

  • 1962

    February 20, 1962:

    Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. becomes the first American to orbit earth.

  • 1985

    February 20, 1985:

    The sale of contraceptives in Ireland is legally approved by the government.

  • 1986

    February 20, 1986:

    The core module of Mir, a Soviet Union space station, is launched.

  • 1998

    February 20, 1998:

    Tara Lipinski, an American figure skater, wins a gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games, making her figure skating’s youngest gold medalist.

  • 2003

    February 20, 2003:

    A Rhode Island nightclub called the Station catches fire, killing 100 people.