On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 2020

Historical Events

  • Cyclone Ianos, a rare 'medicane' begins sweeping across Greece, killing three
  • Earliest dated evidence for the human species in the Arabian Peninsula as fossilized footprints 120,000 years old uncovered in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert [1]

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRuth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American jurist and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1993-2020), dies of pancreatic cancer at 87

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2020 Highlights

About September 18, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo