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April 12, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Huge storm system produces more than 40 tornadoes in the US from Texas to South Carolina killing 32 people across six states
  • OPEC and other major oil companies agree to the largest-ever drop in production to stabilize world prices

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Pope Francis calls for the world to be united in the face of COVID-19 as he delivers his Easter message from an empty St Peter's Cathedral in Rome

Deaths in History

  • John Horton Conway, British mathematician (cellular automaton Game of Life), dies of COVID-19 complications at 82
2020 in History