On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 2019

Historical Events


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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison
Prime Minister of Australia
Scott Morrison
  • 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"

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

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg
Climate Activist
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? 1 year, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo