What Happened on October 26, 2020

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says the country will becomes carbon neutral by 2050

  • Melbourne officials announce end to their three-month lockdown as city records no new cases of COVID-19 for 1st time since June
  • NASA announces there is more water on the Moon than previously thought, in sunlit as well as shadowed regions [1]
  • Pakistan's first metro line, the Orange Line, opens in Lahore
  • Police officers in Philadelphia shoot and kill black man Walter Wallace Jr. armed with a knife, prompting protests and the city to impose a curfew
  • Silverado wildfire breaks out in Orange County, California forcing 60,000 people to evacuate
  • US Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court sealing a conservative 6-3 majority
2020 History

Famous Deaths

  • Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), dies of bone cancer at 92

About October 26, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mood - 24kGoldn Featuring iann dior
  • UK #1 Song: Lemonade - Internet Money Ft. Don Toliver, Gunna, Nav