On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 2020

Historical Events

  • 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp marked by an international forum in Jerusalem, Israel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her 25 years ago at his trial in New York

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Voice of a 3,000 year old Egyptian priest recreated by scientists 3D printing his vocal tract published in "Scientific Reports"

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred K├Ârner, Austrian soccer striker (47 caps; Rapid Wien), dies at 93
  • Frank Froehling, American tennis player (US C'ships 1963 runner-up; doubles, mixed doubles 1965 runner-up), dies at 77
2020 Highlights

About January 23, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius