What Happened on October 20, 2014

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

  • Laquan McDonald (17) is shot dead by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke while jaywalking, the murder caught on video footage

Famous Deaths

  • John Hoskyns, English policy advisor to UK PM Margaret Thatcher (1979-82), dies at 87
  • Lili Carati, Miss Italy 1975 and actress (Alcove), dies at 58
  • Oscar de la Renta, Domincan American fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973), dies at 82
  • Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 87

About October 20, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • UK #1 Song: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor