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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 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? 5 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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