On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 2020

Historical Events

  • 146th Kentucky Derby: 8-1 underdog Authentic with John R. Velazquez aboard holds off heavy favourite Tiz the Law to give trainer Bob Baffert his record-tying 6th Derby win
  • More than 50 arrested as Portland, Oregon, marks 100 days of protests against racism and police brutality

Famous Deaths

  • Jiří Menzel, Czech film director (Closely Watched Trains), dies at 82
2020 Highlights

About September 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo