On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 2015

Historical Events

  • 5 major world banks (JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup, RBS and UBS) fined US$5.7bn for manipulating currency markets - some of the largest ever fines

Film & TV History

David Letterman, after 33 years, hosts the "Late Show with David Letterman" for the last time

  • Journal Nature publishes findings of the oldest human-made tools from Kenya’s Turkana basin - 3.3 million years, 1st found to pre-date the Homo genus
  • NASCAR 2016 Hall of Fame inductees: Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte and Jerry Cook

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant, dies at 87
2015 Highlights

About May 20, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus