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Sunday October 20, 2019

October 20: Day of the Week

October 20, 2019 is the 293rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 72 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 1720
    Caribbean pirate Calico Jack is captured by the Royal Navy.
  • 1910
    The hull of the RMS Olympic, sister-ship to the ill-fated RMS Titanic, is launched from the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 1939
    Pope Pius XII publishes his first major encyclical entitled Summi Pontificatus.
  • 1941
    World War II: Thousands of civilians in Kragujevac in German-occupied Serbia are killed in the Kragujevac massacre.
  • 1944
    The Soviet Army and Yugoslav Partisans liberate Belgrade, the capital of Yugoslavia
  • 1952
    Governor Evelyn Baring declares a state of emergency in Kenya and begins arresting hundreds of suspected leaders of the Mau Mau Uprising, including Jomo Kenyatta, the future first President of Kenya.
  • 1962
    China launches simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and across the McMahon Line, beginning the Sino-Indian War.
  • 1968
    Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
  • 1991
    The Oakland Hills firestorm kills 25 and destroys 3,469 homes and apartments, causing more than $2 billion in damage.
  • 2011
    The former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, and his son Moatassem Gaddafi are killed shortly after the battle of Sirte (2011) while in the custody of NTC fighters.

Who were born on October 20?

  • 1463
    Alessandro Achillini, Italian philosopher (d. 1512)
  • 1891
    Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan politician (d. 1978)
  • 1925
    Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (d. 2002)
  • 1937
    Juan Marichal, Dominican baseball player
  • 1944
    David Mancuso, American disc jockey
  • 1966
    Patrick Volkerding, American computer operating systems developer
  • 1967
    Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor
  • 1976
    Nicola Legrottaglie, Italian footballer
  • 1977
    Sam Witwer, American actor
  • 1982
    Kristian Bak Nielsen, Dutch footballer

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