On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 2020

Historical Events

  • 125 pilots grounded by Pakistan International Airlines after revelations many had cheated in exams or held fake licenses
  • COVID-19 cases rise sharply again in America as country records its 3rd highest daily total, more than 35,000
  • Germany locks down a second area after a spike in COVID-19 cases in G├╝tersloh and Warendorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, affecting half a million people

Famous Deaths

  • Liam Treadwell, English National Hunt jockey (Grand National 2009; 300+ race wins), dies at 34
  • Margarita Pracatan [Figueroa], Cuban-American novelty singer (BBC's Saturday Night Clive), dies at 89
  • Nikos Alefantos, Greek soccer midfielder and manager (Olympiacos), dies from a heart attack at 81
  • Ryan Anthony, American trumpet player (Canadian Brass, 2000-03; Dallas Symphony, 2006-20), dies of cancer at 51
2020 Highlights

About June 23, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Trollz - 6ix9ine & Nicki Minaj
  • UK #1 Song: Rockstar - Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch