On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 2020

Historical Events

  • US White House aide Hope Hicks tests positive for COVID-19

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Mahon, Irish poet (A Disused Shed in Co Wexford), dies at 78
  • Zef Eisenberg, British ultra-speed racer (world's fastest motorbike on sand 201.5mph; fastest wheel powered vehicle 210.33mph) and founder Maximuscle, dies in car speed record crash at 47
2020 Highlights

About October 1, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra