On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 2020

Historical Events

  • 27 people swept off a ferry and feared dead in the Solomon Islands during Cyclone Harold

Event of interestEvent of Interest

London's Nightingale hospital opened by Prince Charles (remotely) after nine days with 4,000 beds to treat coronavirus COVID-19 patients at the ExCeL Centre

Prince of Wales Prince Charles
Prince of Wales
Prince Charles
  • US aircraft carrier captain Brett Crozier cheered off his ship after being fired for a letter demanding more help for his sailors infected with coronavirus COVID-19

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Dempsey, American NFL kicker (Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro 1969; New Orleans Saints; longest winning field goal, 63 yards), dies of COVID-19 complications at 73
2020 Highlights

About April 3, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries