What Happened on October 20, 2011

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

The former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, and his son Moatassem Gaddafi are killed shortly after the battle of Sirte (2011) while in the custody of NTC fighters.

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Feinstein, American portrait photographer and album cover designer (Bob Dylan; Peter, Paul & Mary; Janis Joplin; George Harrison), dies at 80
  • Moatassem Gaddafi, Son of Moammar Gaddafi and National Security Adviser of Libya (b. 1977)

Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi (1942-2011)

Libyan revolutionary, political theorist and dictator (1969-2011), beaten to death in captivity by a Misratan militia at about 69

  • Tone PavĨek, Slovenian poet and translator (b. 1928)
2011 Highlights

About October 20, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone Like You - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Ft. Calvin Harris