On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Donald Trump purposely downplayed the pandemic in early 2020 to avoid panic according to Bob Woodward's new book "Rage"

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Author and Investigative Reporter Bob Woodward
Author and Investigative Reporter
Bob Woodward
  • Global death toll from COVID-19 passes 900,000 with the US the most deaths at 190,589
  • San Francisco Bay area blanketed by dark orange skies and smoke due to California wildfires

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Minter, English boxer (world middleweight champion 1980), dies from cancer at 69
  • Ronald Bell, American rock saxophonist and composer (Kool & The Gang), dies at 68
2020 Highlights

About September 9, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo