On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 2020

Historical Events

  • Former leader Jeremy Corbyn is suspended from the British Labour Party after saying a report into antisemitism in the party was "overstated"
  • India records more than 8 million COVID-19 cases, the second country after the US, with a death toll of 120,527
  • South Australian government axes the Adelaide 500 from 2021 Supercars Championship due to COVID-19 and falling revenue
  • Three people stabbed to death in church in Nice, France, in an terrorist attack, after similar attack and President Macron's defense of right to publish cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Famous Deaths

  • J. J. Williams, Welsh rugby union winger (30 caps Wales, 7 British & Irish Lions; Grand Slam 1976, 78), dies at 72
  • Slaven Zambata, Croatian soccer forward (31 caps Yugoslavia; Dinamo Zagreb), dies at 80
2020 Highlights

About October 29, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio