What Happened on September 20, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Black American Keith Lamont Scott is shot dead by a black police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, provoking violent protests in the city

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Bluwstein, Hebrew poet, born in Saratov, Imperial Russia (d. 1931)

Famous Deaths

  • Curtis Hanson, American film director and screenwriter (LA Confidential, 8 Mile), dies at 71