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Historical Events In 2020

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Nov 25   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump pardons former security advisor Michael Flynn , guilty of lying to the FBI  

Nov 25   [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 60 million worldwide in the year 2020.  

Nov 27   Iran's top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, is assassinated near Tehran on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 2020 koshobe massacre: Boko Haram jihadists attack a farm in Jere, Nigeria, killing at least 43 people.  

Nov 30   A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs; the last of four lunar eclipses in 2020 in the year 2020.  

Nov 30   Joe Biden announces he is nominating Janet Yellen for US treasury secretary on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 2020 protein folding, one of the biggest mysteries in biology,  

Nov 30   In the year 2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] Moderna files an application for Emergency Use Authorization in the United States after its vaccine achieved an efficacy of 94.1% from full trials without safety concerns. It also plans to do the same in EU soon.  

Dec 01   Actor Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page , reveals he is transgender in the year 2020.  

Dec 01   The Arecibo Telescope of the Arecibo Observatory collapses, just weeks after the announcement of its planned demolition in the year 2020.  

Dec 01   [COVID-19 pandemic] Pfizer and BioNTech announced an Emergency Use Authorization application to the European Medicines Agency on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 2020 three activists in Hong Kong were jailed for their roles in the 2019–20 Hong Kong protests, with Joshua Wong getting the heaviest at 13.5 months.  

Dec 02   On this day in history uS Attorney General William Barr says there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election, despite claims by President Donald Trump  

Dec 02   [COVID-19 pandemic] The United Kingdom approves Pfizer-BioNTech's BNT162b2 vaccine, being the first country in the world to do so in the year 2020.  

Dec 03   In the year 2020 the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs votes to remove cannabis from a list of dangerous drugs in recognition of its medical value, although some controls will remain.  

Dec 04   Somali Civil War: The United States announces its withdrawal from the conflict over the next month on this day in history.  

Dec 04   [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 65 million worldwide, with the global death toll exceeding 1.5 million. Figures reflect that, in the last week, over 10,000 people worldwide have died on average every day, with one death every nine seconds. According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 had caused more deaths in 2020 than tuberculosis in 2019, as well as four times the number of deaths than malaria on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history [COVID-19 pandemic] Russia begins mass vaccination against COVID-19 with the Sputnik V candidate.  

Dec 06   The 2020 Venezuelan parliamentary election takes place on this day in history.  

Dec 08   A report into the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings is released to the public in the year 2020.  

Dec 08   Nepal and China officially agree on Mount Everest's actual height, which is 8,848.86m in the year 2020.  

Dec 08   In the year 2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The United Kingdom becomes the first nation to begin a mass inoculation campaign using a clinically authorised, fully tested vaccine, tozinameran.  

Dec 10   France: End of Nicolas Sarkozy corruption trial in the year 2020.  

Dec 10   In the year 2020 western Sahara conflict, Arab–Israeli conflict: Israel and Morocco normalise diplomatic relations. Simultaneously, the United States reaffirms its previous recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the Western Sahara and announces plans to build a consulate there.  

Dec 10   In the year 2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The United States and Saudi Arabia approve tozinameran for emergency use, while Argentina approves Sputnik V.  

Dec 11   The European Union agrees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% over the next decade in the year 2020.  

Dec 11   On this day in history uS Supreme Court rejects lawsuit by Texas to overturn Jo Biden 's election in four battleground states, endorsed by 17 Republican attorney generals  

Dec 12   On this day in history bhutan and Israel normalise diplomatic relations.  

Dec 12   In the year 2020 chinese leader Xi Jinping says the country will reduce its carbon intensity by 65% by 2030  

Dec 12   In the year 2020 uN Chief Antonio Guterres urges world's leaders to declare "climate emergency" to avoid catastrophic global warning on 5th anniversary of Paris Climate Accord  

Dec 12   In the year 2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 70 million worldwide.  

Dec 13   British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 3rd in season-ending Abu Dhabi GP to claim record equalling 7th F1 World Drivers C'ship by 124 points from teammate Valtteri Bottas; Mercedes' 7th straight Constructors title in the year 2020.  

Dec 14   A total solar eclipse is visible from parts of the South Pacific Ocean, southern South America, and the South Atlantic Ocean in the year 2020.  

Dec 14   In the year 2020 sudan–United States relations: The United States removes Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.  

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Famous Deaths In 2020

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   David Stern, American businessman and NBA commissioner died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2020 death of john Baldessari, American conceptual artist  

Jan 03   In the year 2020 death of abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Iraqi-Iranian military commander  

Jan 03   Qasem Soleimani, Iranian general died in the year 2020.  

Jan 05   In the year 2020 death of anri Jergenia, 4th Prime Minister of Abkhazia  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of hans Tilkowski, German football goalkeeper and manager  

Jan 06   Luís Morais, Brazilian football player died in the year 2020.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of silvio Horta, American screenwriter and television producer  

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