On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Airbnb bans listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan confirms he has paid off the debts of 1,398 farmers worth $560,000, amid Indian agricultural crisis

  • Mississippi 15 week abortion ban overturned by US judge saying it violated women's constitutional rights
  • More than 40 religious scholars killed, at event to mark birth of prophet Mohammed, by a suicide bomber near the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Sell-off in technology stocks leads stock market losses wiping out all 2018 market gains

Event of interestEvent of Interest

South African golfer Gary Player receives PGA recognition for his 3 Senior British Open wins (1988, 90, 97) from before event recognised as a major title (2003); takes him to 9 Senior majors

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player

Famous Deaths

  • Aaron Klug, Lithuanian born British biochemist (Nobel prize for Chemistry 1982), dies at 92
  • Harald Heilmann, German composer, dies at 94