On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2020

Historical Events

  • French teacher Samuel Paty beheaded by 18 year-old Islamist militant in Paris suburb of √Čragny

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej Pogorzelski, Polish motorcycle speedway rider (Speedway World Team Cup gold 1965, 66, 69), dies at 82
  • Johnny Bush, American country singer, dies at 85
  • Rodolfo Fischer, Argentine soccer striker (35 caps; San Lorenzo 271 games), dies at 76
2020 Highlights

About October 16, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra