What Happened on March 4, 2020

Historical Events

  • "Once in a century" winter in Moscow the hottest in 140 years with average temperature 7.5 C (13.5 F) with virtually no snow

COVID-19 Pandemic

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announces all sport in Italy will be played behind closed doors for at least a month in an effort to contain COVID-19

  • Michael Bloomberg drops out of the US Democratic presidential race after a disappointing showing during Super Tuesday
  • New study confirms human-caused climate change did make the 2020 Australian bushfire season worse, published by World Weather Attribution

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Cartwright, British rock bass player (Procol Harum, 1972-77), dies at 75
  • Robert Shavlakadze, Georgian high jumper (Olympic gold high jump for Soviet Union 1960), dies at 86
2020 Highlights

About March 4, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 25 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