On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 2016

Historical Events

Sports History

Jimmie Johnson driving for Hendrick Motorsports, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim record equalling 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt, 7 titles

Sports History

Scotsman Andy Murray breaks through for a first season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-3, 6-4 win in London over 5-time defending champion Novak Đoković

Historic Event

South Korean President Park Geun-hye's controversial friend Choi Soon-sil charged with abuse of authority and coercion amid calls to also impeach the President


Famous Deaths

  • Kostis Stephanopoulos, Greek conservative politician (President of Greece, 1995-2005), dies at 90
  • William Trevor, Irish writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune), dies at 88
2016 Highlights

About November 20, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio