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September 18, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Cyclone Ianos, a rare 'medicane' begins sweeping across Greece, killing three
  • Earliest dated evidence for the human species in the Arabian Peninsula as fossilized footprints 120,000 years old uncovered in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert [1]

Deaths in History

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American jurist and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1993-2020), dies of pancreatic cancer at 87

2020 in History