On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 2015

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Alexis Tsipras and Syriza party declared the winners in Greek snap election

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, confirms raising the price of toxoplasmosis drug Daraprim by 5,000%

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro in Havana, on the 1st day of his tour of Cuba

Pope Pope Francis
Pope
Pope Francis
Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • President Ram Baran Yadav signs Nepal's new constitution into law in Kathmandu
  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, GC St. Leon-Rot: US regains Cup 14½ to 13½; Paula Creamer beats Sandra Gal 4 & 3 in deciding singles match

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Kenneth "C K" Williams, American poet and translator (Pulitzer prize 2000), dies at 78
  • Jack Larson, American playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), dies at 87
2015 Highlights

About September 20, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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