On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 2020

Historical Events

  • America's COVID-19 death toll passes 200,000, more than any other country

Event of interestEvent of Interest

PM Boris Johnson announces that the UK has reached a 'perilous turning point' in the pandemic as he announces new restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Xi Jinping of China pledges at the UN that the country will adopt stronger climate targets including becoming carbon neutral by 2060

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

Famous Deaths

  • Agne Simonsson, Swedish soccer striker (51 caps; Örgryte IS, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad) and manager (Örgryte IS, BK Häcken), dies from pneumonia at 84
  • Road Warrior Animal [Joseph Laurinaitis], American pro wrestler (3 x WWE Tag Team C'ship; WWE Hall of Fame), dies at 60
2020 Highlights

About September 22, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo