On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 2020

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga
Prime Minister of Japan
Yoshihide Suga
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), dies of bone cancer at 92
2020 Highlights

About October 26, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio