On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 2020

Historical Events

  • European Union agrees huge €750 billion ($859 billion) post-COVID-19 stimulus bill
  • Former Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir goes on trial in Khartoum for the 1989 coup that toppled the government
  • Russian interference in British politics is 'the new normal' according to report by British Intelligence and Security Committee
  • Stage 1 of the controversial filling of Blue Nile River dam announced completed by Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

Famous Deaths

  • Annie Ross, British-American jazz singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - "Twisted") and actress, dies from emphysema and heart disease, at 89
  • Mike Sleman, English rugby union winger (31 caps, England; 1 cap British & Irish Lions 1980; Liverpool RUFC), dies at 69
  • Ralph Liguori, American auto racer (NASCAR Grand National Series 30 x Top 10; 5 x Top 5 finishes), dies at 93
2020 Highlights

About July 21, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer