On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 2020

Historical Events

  • Cyclone Amphan comes ashore in West Bengal, East India and Bangladesh, with winds of 185 km per hour (115 mph) killing at least 84 people
  • WHO reports most new cases in a single day - 106,000 worldwide of COVID-19

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen A. DiMauro, American thoroughbred racing jockey, trainer, breeder and owner (Eclipse Award 1975; Lady Pitt, Dearly Precious, Nassipour, Wajima), dies from cancer at 87
2020 Highlights

About May 20, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus