On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 2020

Historical Events

  • 12 hours after PGA Tour cancelled its flagship event, The Players Championship, Augusta National announces postponement of the Masters Tournament to a date to be fixed because of COVID-19 pandemic

Historic Event

African American Breonna Taylor shot and killed by police officers executing a no-knock warrant on her flat with a battering ram in Louisville, Kentucky [1]

  • Elite football in Britain, including England's Premier League, EFL, Women's Super League plus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is suspended until at least 3 April because of COVID-19 pandemic

Historic Event

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates steps down from the company's board to focus on philanthropic activities

COVID-19 Pandemic

US President Donald Trump declares a national emergency, freeing up $50 billion to fight COVID-19


Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Harris, 1st American Episcopal female bishop, dies at 89

Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor, African American medical technician, shot and killed by police officers in her home at 26 [1]


2020 Highlights

About March 13, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: No Time To Die - Billie Eilish