What Happened on February 20, 2012

Historical Events

  • Scientists successfully regenerate the flowering plant, Silene stenophylla from a 31,800 year old piece of fruit, greatly surpassing the previous record of 2,000 years
  • South Korea angers North Korea as it proceeds with live fire drills in disputed Korean sea borders

Famous Deaths

  • Renato Dulbecco, Italian-born American virologist (1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for oncoviruses work), dies at 97

About February 20, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Family Day (Canada), Washington's Birthday (United States)

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