On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 2020

Historical Events

  • European countries begin closing their borders to the UK after news of a faster-spreading variant of COVID-19 across London and the south-east

Famous Deaths

  • Dietrich Weise, German soccer forward (Eintracht Frankfurt, FSV Mainz) and manager (FC Kaiserslautern, E Frankfurt, F Düsseldorf, Egypt, Liechtenstein), dies at 86
  • Fanny Waterman, English concert pianist & teacher (Leeds International Piano Competition), dies at 100 [1]
2020 Highlights

About December 20, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius