On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 2010

Historical Events

  • On the Portuguese Atlantic island of Madeira heavy rain causes floods and mudslides, leaving at least 32 deaths in the worst disaster on the history of the archipelago.

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Haig Jr, American General and 59th Secretary of State (1981-82), dies from a staphylococcal infection at 85
2010 Highlights

About February 20, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces