On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Indian rivers Yamuna and the Ganges declared "living entities" by court in the state of Uttarakhand

Famous Deaths

  • David Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) and philanthropist, dies at 101
  • George Weinberg, American psychotherapist (coined "homophobia"), dies at 87
  • Leticia Ramos-Shahani, Filipino Senator, lawmaker and womens rights activist who led the drafting of the international women’s bill of rights, dies of colon cancer at 87