On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 2020

Historical Events

  • Colombia records more than 1 million cases of COVID-19, the 8th globally and 3rd in Latin America
  • Deadliest shipwreck of the year claims 140 lives on a ship that sank with 200 migrants on board off the coast of Senegal [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Kevin McCarra, Scottish sports journalist (The Guardian, Scotland on Sunday, The Times), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 62
2020 Highlights

About October 24, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio