What Happened on February 20, 2016

Historical Events

Music History

4-inch lock of John Lennon's hair sells for $35,000 to a memorabilia collector at an auction in Dallas, Texas

  • Gunman goes on random killing spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan, killing 6

Election of Interest

Jeb Bush suspends his presidential campaign

  • Tropical Cyclone Winston hits Fiji, killing at least 29 - most powerful storm on record in Southern Hemisphere winds 296 kilometers per hour (184 mph)

Election of Interest

US primary elections: Nevada Democratic Primary - Hillary Clinton wins with 52.6%

Election of Interest

US primary elections: South Carolina Republican Primary - Donald Trump wins with 32.5%

2016 History

Famous Weddings

  • American R&B singer Ne-Yo (36) weds Crystal Renay Williams (29) at the Terranea Resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Rancho Palos Verdes, California; divorce in 2023

Hayley Williams

Paramore's lead vocalist Hayley Williams (27) weds New Found Glory's lead guitarist Chad Gilbert in Franklin, Tennessee; divorce in 2017

  • TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Mondavi, American winemaker (Charles Krug - Napa Valley), dies at 101

About February 20, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pillowtalk - Zayn
  • UK #1 Song: 7 Years - Lukas Graham