What Happened on September 16, 2020

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Mottley announces the country's intention to remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic

  • Hurricane Sally makes landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a category 2 storm bringing serious flooding

Appointment of Interest

Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Prime Minister by the Japanese government after Shinzo Abe stood down due to ill health

2020 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Kelley, American collegiate, WHA, and NHL ice hockey coach, and executive (Colby College coach, 1955-62; Boston University coach, 1962-72; New England Whalers, coach and general manager, 1972-81; Pittsburgh Penquins president, 1993-2001), dies at 93

About September 16, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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