On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 2012

Historical Events

  • 40 people are killed and 27 injured after a tractor trailer collided with a bus in Alamo, Mexico

Film & TV History

People magazine name Eva Mendes as one of 2012's Most Beautiful at Every Age

  • Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Weedon, British jazz, pop, and blues guitar player ("Guitar Boogie Shuffle"), dies at 91
  • Peter Carsten, German actor and film producer actor (A Study in Terror, Mr Super Invisible), dies at 83
2012 Highlights

About April 20, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus