On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2013

Historical Events

  • First Breakthrough Prizes, world's most generous science prize worth $3 million, awarded in Mathematics, Life Sciences and Physics established by Julia and Yuri Milner
  • Pierre Deligne wins the 2013 Abel Prize in mathematics

Famous Deaths

  • James Herbert, British horror writer, dies at 69
2013 Highlights

About March 20, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces