What Happened on March 12, 2020

Historical Events

  • 2020 NCAA men's basketball tournament is cancelled over concerns of the spread of COVID-19; first time 'March Madness' not held since it began in 1939; women's tournament also cancelled
  • NHL announces the pausing of the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic

UK PM Boris Johnson says the UK is facing the “worst public health crisis for a generation”, that up to 10,000 people may already be infected with COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic

US President Trump bans travel with 26 European countries, though not the UK, due to COVID-19 (UK and Ireland added a day later)


2020 Highlights

About March 12, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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