On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2020

Historical Events

  • College Football, National Championship, Superdome, New Orleans: #1 LSU beats #3 Clemson, 42-15
  • Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow are fired by team owner Jim Crane for their roles in the sign-stealing scandal after MLB suspends both for one year
  • Oldest material existing on earth at 7.5 billion years old revealed by scientists studying the Murchison meteorite that fell to earth in Australia in 1960s

Film & TV History

Queen Elizabeth II issues a statement saying she reluctantly supports Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wish to live a more independent life


2020 Highlights

About January 13, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Own It - Stormzy, Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy