On This Day

September 16, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Historic Event

Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Mottley announces the country's intention to remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic

  • Hurricane Sally makes landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a category 2 storm bringing serious flooding

Appointment of Interest

Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Prime Minister by the Japanese government after Shinzo Abe stood down due to ill health