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September 9, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Historic Event

Donald Trump purposely downplayed the pandemic in early 2020 to avoid panic according to Bob Woodward's new book "Rage"

  • Global death toll from COVID-19 passes 900,000 with the US the most deaths at 190,589
  • San Francisco Bay area blanketed by dark orange skies and smoke due to California wildfires

Deaths in History

  • Shere Hite [Shirley Diana Gregory], American-German sex therapist (The Hite Report), dies at 77 [1]
2020 in History