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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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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)

  • 1548
    The city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace) is founded by Alonso de Mendoza by appointment of the king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V.
  • 1720
    Caribbean pirate Calico Jack is captured by the Royal Navy.
  • 1818
    The Convention of 1818 signed between the United States and the United Kingdom which, among other things, settled the Canada – United States border on the 49th parallel for most of its length.
  • 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.
  • 1944
    General Douglas MacArthur fulfills his promise to return to the Philippines when he commands an Allied assault on the islands, reclaiming them from the Japanese during the Second World War.
  • 1947
    The House Un-American Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of Hollywood, resulting in a blacklist that prevents some from working in the industry for years.
  • 1947
    United States of America and Pakistan establish diplomatic relations for the first time.
  • 1968
    Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
  • 1981
    Two police officers and an armored car guard are killed during an armed robbery in Rockland County, NY, carried out by members of the Black Liberation Army and Weather Underground.
  • 1991
    A 6.8 Mw earthquake strikes the Uttarkashi region of India, killing more than 1,000 people.

Who were born on October 20?

  • 1700
    Charlotte Aglaé of Orléans, Duchess of Modena (d. 1761)
  • 1784
    Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, British statesman (d. 1865)
  • 1909
    Carla Laemmle, American actress
  • 1918
    Robert Lochner, German journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1923
    Robert Craft, American conductor
  • 1951
    Patrick Hall, British politician
  • 1966
    Stefan Raab, German entertainer
  • 1977
    Sam Witwer, American actor
  • 1982
    Kristian Bak Nielsen, Dutch footballer
  • 1988
    Candice Swanepoel, South African model

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