February 20-National Days, Birthday, Important Past Events

February 20 2024 is Tuesday. National Comfy Day. National Love Your Pet Day. World Day of Social Justice. National Cherry Pie Day. International Lego Classicism Day and much more on this date. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on February 20

  • 51st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Pisces
  • National Comfy Day
  • National Love Your Pet Day
  • World Day of Social Justice
  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • International Lego Classicism Day
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Past events and historical events on February 20

  • 1846-British captured Lahore.
  • 1847-Royal Calcutta Turf Club was established.
  • 1921-The Nankana massacre (or Saka Nankana) took place in Nankana Sahib gurdwara on this day, at that time a part of the British India but today in modern-day Pakistan.
  • 1944-U.S. bombers attack German aircraft manufacturing centers
  • 1947-British Prime Minister Clement Attlee announced that Britain would leave India by June 1948.
  • 1947-Early Mountbatten of Burma appointed as last viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence.
  • 1962-The first U.S. citizen Yuri Gagarin to orbit the Earth lands safely.
  • 1968-First-time heart transplant was done at K E M Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. P K Sen performed this complex surgery.
  • 1976-Bombay High Field commenced the production of crude oil for commercial use.
  • 1986-On this day, it was announced that a tunnel channel would be built by France and Britain
  • 1987-Mizoram became the 23rd state of India.
  • 2007-Guantanamo detainees are not allowed to challenge their detention in U.S. courts.
  • 2012-China Loosens Restrictions on Foreign Films.
  • 2014-Telangana became the 29th state of India.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on February 20

  • 2003-Olivia Rodrigo-American-Singer-Songwriter & Actress.
  • 1988-Rihanna-American singer-songwriter & actress.
  • 1987-Miles Teller-American actor.
  • 1967-Kurt Cobain-American singer-songwriter & guitarist.
  • 1963-Charles Barkley-American professional basketball player
  • 1951-Gordon Brown-Scottish politician & Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1927-Sidney Poitier-American actor & director.
  • 1819-Alfred Escher-Swiss businessman & politician.

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 20th February 2023?
  • 20th February is Tuesday
  • 51st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Pisces.
2. Special Day on 20th February?
  • World Day of Social Justice promotes social justice by addressing poverty, exclusion, gender inequality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections.
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