What Happened on September 2, 2020

Historical Events

  • Australia officially enters recession for the first time in almost 3 decades with GDP falling 7% (April-June)
  • British architect Richard Rogers designer of the Pompidou Centre and the Millennial Dome retires

COVID-19 Pandemic

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for COVID-19 and is later hospitalized

  • Press conference with body camera evidence brings to light death of African American Daniel Prude after being retrained by police back in March

Famous Deaths

  • David Capel, English cricket all-rounder (15 Tests; 21 wickets; 23 ODIs), dies from a brain tumour at 57
  • Ian Mitchell, Irish rocker (Bay City Rollers), dies at 62
  • Khang Khek Leu 'Comrade Dutch', Cambodian Khmer Rouge figure convicted of crimes against humanity, dies at 77
  • William Yorzyk Jr., American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly, WR 2:19.3, 1956), dies at 87
2020 Highlights

About September 2, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dynamite - BTS
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek