On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 2020

Historical Events

  • Former Sacramento State softball player Alyssa Nakken becomes first woman to hold a coaching position on a MLB staff when named an assistant by the San Francisco Giants

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump begins in the Senate

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Newly appointed manager Carlos Beltran and New York Mets mutually agree to part ways because of his role in Houston Astros sign stealing scandal; third manager forced out of a job as a result of the allegations

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Tolkien, British author and son of J. R. R. Tolkien, dies at 95
  • Efraín Sánchez, Colombian soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; San Lorenzo) and manager (Columbia), dies at 93
2020 Highlights

About January 16, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn