On This Day

September 2, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Australia officially enters recession for the first time in almost 3 decades with GDP falling 7% (April-June)
  • English architect Richard Rogers designer of the Pompidou Centre and the Millennial Dome retires
  • Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for COVID-19 and is later hospitalized
  • Press conference with body camera evidence brings to light death of African American Daniel Prude after being retrained by police back in March

Deaths in History

  • Khang Khek Leu 'Comrade Dutch', Cambodian Khmer Rouge figure convicted of crimes against humanity, dies at 77
2020 in History