On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 2020

Historical Events


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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari orders a lockdown in the cities of Lagos and Abuja after the country records 97 COVID-19 cases and one death

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari

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US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci warns America may see between 100,000 - 200,000 deaths from COVID-19

Immunologist and Infectious Disease Expert Anthony Fauci
Immunologist and Infectious Disease Expert
Anthony Fauci

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Merrill [Allan Sachs], American vocalist and songwriter (The Arrows -"I Love Rock 'n' Roll"), dies from Covid-19 complications at 69
  • Jim Lambright, American college football coach (University of Washington 1993-98; 44–25–1 record), dies from complications of dementia at 77
  • Joe Diffie, American country singer and guitarist (Home), dies of COVID-19 complications at 61
  • José Luis Capón, Spanish soccer defender (13 caps; Atlético Madrid, 200 games), dies of COVID-19 at 72
  • Ken Shimura, Japanese comedian and actor (Shimura Ken no Bakatono-sama), dies of COVID-19 at 70
  • Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima"), dies at 86
2020 Highlights

About March 29, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries