On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 2020

Historical Events

  • World's oldest asteroid impact at 2.2 billion years old found in Yarrabubba, Western Australia, may have ended an ice age, reported in "Nature Communications"

Famous Deaths

  • Morgan Wootten, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (46 seasons DeMatha Catholic HS, Hyattsville, Maryland; National C'ships 1962, 65, 68, 78, 84), dies at 88
  • Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), dies from complications of dementia at 77
2020 Highlights

About January 21, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius