On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2020

Historical Events

  • US drone strike kills top Iranian security and intelligence commander, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani outside Baghdad airport in Iraq

Famous Deaths

  • Bo Winberg, Swedish instrumental rock guitarist (The Spotnicks - "Hava Nagila"; "Amapola"; "Karelia"), dies at 80
  • Pete Brewster, American football end & coach (NFL Pro Bowl 1955, 56; Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers), dies at 89
  • Qasem Soleimani, Iranian major general of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, killed at 62 in a US drone strike outside Baghdad airport, Iraq
2020 Highlights

About January 3, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn