On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2020

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Delta makes landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, with 100-mph winds, the 25th named storm for 2020
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”

Famous Deaths

  • Mario Molina, Mexican scientist, 1995 Nobel Prize for Chemistry (CFC's effect on the ozone layer), dies at 77 [1]
2020 Highlights

About October 7, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra