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September 29, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Historic Event

First debate between US Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden held, widely criticized as chaotic and ill-tempered

46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Scientists confirm the existence of three new underground lakes on Mars using radar on Esa's Mars Express spacecraft

Deaths in History

  • 19-year-old Indian Dalit rape victim dies two weeks after being gang raped by upper-caste men in Hathras district, ignites widespread protest
  • Aster Berkhof [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ), dies at 100
  • Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 5th Emir of Kuwait (2006-2020), Commander of the Kuwait Military Forces, dies at 91
2020 in History