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Historical Events In 2020

Saturday, 15 June 2024

Sep 21   Microsoft agrees to buy video game holding company ZeniMax Media, including Bethesda Softworks and their following subsidiaries for US$7.5 billion, in what is the biggest and most expensive takeover in the history of the video game industry in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   On this day in history wHO Director Tedros Ghebreyesus says countries representing 2/3 of the world's population have joined its COVAX vaccine-distribution initiative to deliver 2 billion doses by end 2021  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   In the year 2020 pM Boris Johnson announces that the UK has reached a 'perilous turning point' in the pandemic as he announces new restrictions  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   In the year 2020 president Xi Jinping of China pledges at the UN that the country will adopt stronger climate targets including becoming carbon neutral by 2060  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's record as the fastest person to reach 1 million followers on Instagram on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   In the year 2020 justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the 1st woman to lie in state in the US Capitol in Washington D.C.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   In the year 2020 deadly clashes erupt in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces. Armenia, Azerbaijan, and the Republic of Artsakh introduce martial law and mobilize forces.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah dies at the age of 91. Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is named his successor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   [COVID-19 pandemic] The worldwide death toll from COVID-19 exceeds one million in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   On this day in history the EU began legal proceedings against the UK after it ignored their deadline to drop controversial sections from its internal market Bill.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 02   US President Donald Trump announces via twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, President hospitalized later that day in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 05   Massive protests breakout in Kyrgyzstan following accusations that the October 2020 parliamentary election was "unfair" in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 05   On this day in history [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 35 million worldwide. The news coincides with the World Health Organization estimating that total worldwide cases may be around 760 million - roughly a tenth of the global population.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   Armenia and Azerbaijan agree on a ceasefire in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Eifel Grand Prix at Germany's Nürburgring to equal Michael Schumacher's record of 91 Formula 1 victories on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   On this day in history french Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković 6-0, 6-2, 7-5; 20th Grand Slam singles title; record 13th French singles title  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   NBA Finals: LA Lakers beat Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 to win record equalling 17th title; MVP: LeBron James ; first to win the award with 3 different teams in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   In the year 2020 uK PM Boris Johnson announces a new three-tier system for COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   In the year 2020 a copy of William Shakespeare 's First Folio sells for a record $9.98 million at auction in New York  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   In the year 2020 french president Emmanuel Macron announces a public health emergency and a curfew of 9 pm for nine cities due to surge in COVID-19 cases  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigns from office after weeks of massive protests in the wake of the October 2020 parliamentary election; opposition leader Sadyr Japarov assumes office as both the acting President and Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   In the year 2020 thai protests: The Government of Thailand declares a "severe" state of emergency banning gatherings of five or more people, initiating a crackdown on demonstrations and imposing media censorship.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   In the year 2020 2020 New Zealand general election: Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party wins a landslide second term in office, defeating the National Party led by Judith Collins and gaining the country's first parliamentary majority since the introduction of the MMP voting system.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   On this day in history labour Party headed by Jacinda Ardern re-elected in a landslide in New Zealand's general election  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 19   [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 40 million worldwide on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   On this day in history nASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly touches down on Bennu, becoming the agency's first probe to retrieve samples from an asteroid, with its cargo due for return to Earth in 2023.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   On this day in history pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in interview in documentary film "Francesco"  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   The Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family is signed by government representatives from 34 countries on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   In the year 2020 at the end of an 11-year demining process, the Falkland Islands are declared free of land mines, 38 years after the end of the 1982 war.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   Israel and Sudan agree to normalise relations, marking the fifth Israel–Arab peace deal in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 25   In the year 2020 chile overwhelmingly votes to scrap their constitution, drafted during dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   On this day in history japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says the country will becomes carbon neutral by 2050  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   NASA confirms the existence of molecular water on the sunlit side of the Moon, near Clavius crater, at concentrations of up to 412 parts per million on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 29   In the year 2020 the International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirms the death of least 140 migrants who drowned off the coast of Senegal on a vessel bound for the Spanish Canary Islands. It is the deadliest shipwreck of 2020 so far.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In 2020

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Jan 01   David Stern, American businessman and NBA commissioner died in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 2020 death of john Baldessari, American conceptual artist  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Iraqi-Iranian military commander died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Qasem Soleimani, Iranian general died in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 2020 death of anri Jergenia, 4th Prime Minister of Abkhazia  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 2020 death of hans Tilkowski, German football goalkeeper and manager  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Luís Morais, Brazilian football player died in the year 2020.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history death of silvio Horta, American screenwriter and television producer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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