On This Day

October 20, 2014 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo
  • Laquan McDonald (17) is shot dead by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke while jaywalking, the murder caught on video footage

Deaths in History

  • John Hoskyns, Policy Advisor to Margaret Thatcher (1979-82), dies at 87
  • Oscar de la Renta, Domincan American fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973), dies at 82