On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 2020

Historical Events

  • 40th BRIT Awards: Best Album "Psychodrama" by rapper Dave, Best Song of the Year "Someone You Loved" by Lewis Capaldi

Election of Interest

Ashraf Ghani declared the winner of Afghanistan's presidential elections five months after the vote, fraud allegations meant recounting

  • Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, suspending those claims

Historic Event

President Donald Trump commutes the 14-year sentence of former Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich's corruption conviction

  • Swarms of desert locusts affecting east Africa reach South Sudan, threatening a food crisis
2020 Highlights

About February 18, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 16 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