On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 2014

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo
  • 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, Policy Advisor to 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
2014 Highlights

About October 20, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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