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? 1 year, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius