March 20 in History – What happened on 20 March in Past

20 March - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

In India and world history March 20 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on March 20 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1995Due to release of toxic gas in Tokyo, 12 people died and 4,700 are injured.
1996The movie, ‘Love Thy Neibor’, opens at Booth Theater New York City.
1996Erik and Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents.
1996UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease).
2005An earthquake of magnitude 7 strikes west of Kyushu Island, Japan.
2010Nepal declares a national day of mourning in the honour of Girija Prasad Koirala. He was the ‘elder statesmen of South Asia’ who died in Kathmandu at the age of 86.
2012The Hollywood movie, ‘John Carter’, becomes one of the biggest losses in film history. Disney takes a $200 million write down on the film.
2012A 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes near the border of Mexico’s states, Guerrero and Oaxaca.
2013The President of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman, died in the office after a long illness at a hospital in Singapore, at the age of 84. The government of Bangladesh declared 3 days of mourning.
2014The famous sumo wrestler of Bulgaria, Kotooshu, announced for his retirement. He has won the Emperor’s Cup in 2008 and he achieved the second highest rank of Ozeki during his career.

List of March 20 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of March 20 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1974Gayatri Joshi / Actress / India

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