On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 2021

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka of Japan wins her 4th major and second Australian title; beats American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3
  • Bloodiest day of protests in Myanmar since its coup after security forces open fire, killing two people with 40 wounded in Mandalay
  • US President Joe Biden declares a major disaster in Texas as state struggles to cope with aftermath of a crippling winter storm

Famous Deaths

  • Mauro Bellugi, Italian soccer defender (32 caps; Inter Milan, Bologna, Napoli), dies from COVID-19 at 71
  • Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1960²; World Series 1959, 1990 [coach: Cincinnati Reds]; NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), dies from cardio-pulmonary illness at 84
2021 Highlights

About February 20, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces