On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Spirited Away " written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki is released in Japan (Academy Award Best Animated Feature 2003)

Animated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki
Animated filmmaker
Hayao Miyazaki
  • Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.
  • The London Stock Exchange goes public.

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (b. 1978)