What Happened on September 20, 2019

Historical Events

Historic Event

Australian PM Scott Morrison welcomed for week-long visit at the White House by US President Donald Trump

  • Batman Day - 80th anniversary of the first Batman comic
  • Rare Egyptian political protests take place against corruption in President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's government in Tahrir Square, Cairo and elsewhere
  • Researchers for SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) propose that aliens may have bugged earths co-orbitals (nearby orbiting rocks) in "The Astronomical Journal"

Historic Event

Students from 185 countries stage the world's largest-ever protest on climate change culminating in Manhattan rally led by Greta Thunberg

  • The MOSAiC expedition, the greatest Arctic research expedition ever, sets sail from Norway, aims to stay trapped in ice for a year to study climate change

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Cassady, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1955, Ohio State; NFL C'ship 1957, Detroit Lions), dies at 85
  • Su Beng [Lim Tiau-hui], Taiwanese revolutionary, 'Father of Taiwanese Independence' (Taiwan’s 400-Year History), dies at 100
2019 Highlights

About September 20, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back To London - Ed Sheeran Ft. Stormzy