On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 2020

Historical Events

  • Fire in US-run orphanage kills 15 children near Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • January 2020 was the hottest January in recorded history according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Scientists overturn current thought about how planets form - not by violent collision but gentle clumping, through study of Arrokoth in Kepler belt, published in "Science"

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Thunder, New Zealand boxer (IBO heavyweight title 1994-95), dies following brain surgery at 54
2020 Highlights

About February 13, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Blinding Lights - The Weeknd