What happened on February 20th 2010?

What happened on February 20th 2010?

Former U.S. secretary of state Alexander Haig dies at age 85 in Baltimore of complications from an infection. In Madeira Island, Portugal, heavy rain causes floods and mudslides, resulting in at least 43 deaths, in the worst disaster in the history of the archipelago.

What happened on the 20 February?

1472: Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment. 1547: Edward VI is crowned following the death of his father Henry VIII. 1724: Handel’s opera “Giulio Cesare in Egitto” premieres at the King’s Theatre in Haymarket, London.

What song was #1 February 20th 2010?

Chart history

Issue date Song Artist(s)
January 30 “Tik Tok” Kesha
February 6 “Today Was a Fairytale” Taylor Swift
February 13 “Tik Tok” Kesha
February 20 “Imma Be” The Black Eyed Peas

What is special about February 20th?

History for February 20 – On-This-Day.com. 1673 – The first recorded wine auction took place in London. 1792 – U.S. President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act that created the U.S. Post Office. 1839 – The U.S. Congress prohibited dueling in the District of Columbia.

What is February 20th Sign?

For People born on February 20, the Zodiac sign is Pisces.

What happened February 21st?

This Day in History: February 21 Malcolm X, who articulated concepts of racial pride and black nationalism in the United States, was assassinated this day in 1965 and became an ideological hero after the posthumous release of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Is Feb 20 a special day?

Northern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day. World Day for Social Justice. World Pangolin Day – February 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in February) World Whale Day – February 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in February)

Which day is 20th February?

World Day of Social Justice
The United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20 to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication.

What was number one on this day in 2010?

Number-one singles Lady Gaga reached number one with “Telephone” (featuring Beyonc√©) in 2010 and “Shallow” (a duet with Bradley Cooper) in 2018.

What is the significance of 20 February?

World Day of Social Justice is observed every year on 20 February to encourage people to see how social justice affects poverty eradication. The main aim of this day is to achieve full employment and support for social integration. This day tackle issues like poverty, exclusion, and unemployment.

Who was born on the 20th of February?

Celebrities – “FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS: 20 FEBRUARY” (265)

Sidney Poitier (*Feb 20, 1927) actor US
Cindy Crawford (*Feb 20, 1966) actress, model US
Kurt Cobain (*Feb 20, 1967) guitarist, singer US
Rihanna (*Feb 20, 1988) actress, singer, fashion designer, dancer BB
Ivana Trump (*1949) model, businesswoman, first wife of Donald Trump CZ