On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • China announces a plan against “foreign garbage” banning 24 categories of plastic and recyclable waste from 2018

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Elon Musk tweets he has "verbal government approval" to build 29 minute Hyperloop between New York and Washington D.C.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Elon Musk
  • The last fighting occurs in the Iraqi city of Mosul as the city is liberated from ISIS militants

Famous Deaths

  • Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), commits suicide at 41