On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"Call Me Maybe", single by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen, is released

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"New Girl", starring Zooey Deschanel, debuts on Fox

  • The United States ends its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, allowing gay men and women to serve openly for the first time.

Famous Deaths

  • Burhanuddin Rabbani, President of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. (b. 1940)
  • Robert Whitaker, British photographer, dies at 71