On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 2020

Historical Events

  • German gunman opens fire in a bar in Hanau, Germany, killing nine in a racially motivated attack

Famous Deaths

  • Heather Couper, British astronomer and presenter (The Sky at Night), dies at 70
  • Jens Nygaard Knudsen, Danish Lego designer of the minifigure, dies at 78
  • Pop Smoke [Bashar Barakah Jackson], American rapper and singer-songwriter (Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon), shot and killed in a home invasion at 20
2020 Highlights

About February 19, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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