On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2019

Historical Events

  • A woman who can smell Parkinson's disease has helped researchers identify molecules on the skin of people with the disease in Manchester, England
  • Finland is the world's happiest country, South Sudan is world's least happy, according to annual World Happiness Report
  • Four men arrested in South Korea for secretly filming 1,600 hotel guests and selling the footage via a website
  • Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts calls the state's flooding "the most widespread destruction we have ever seen in our state's history"

Film & TV History

The Walt Disney Company acquires Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entertainment business for $71 billion

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

Famous Deaths

  • Randy Jackson, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1954,55; Chicago Cubs), dies of pneumonia at 93
2019 Highlights

About March 20, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces