April 20th celebrates Volunteer Recognition Day and Chinese Language Day.
Welcome to day 110 of 365! We’re still 255 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
People who were born on this day share the Taurus zodiac sign.
If April 20 is an important day for you, then be sure to check out the facts and events all about this day. Here you’ll find historical events that all happened on this day that helped change the world we live in today.
Did you know that on this day in 1964, the first jar of Nutella left the factory in Alba, Italy? It became an instant success in Europe and beyond.
Keep reading for more facts about April 20th in history!
What Happened On April 20 In History?
The price of a barrel of crude oil dipped below zero.
This is the first time in history oil turned negative. On this day producers were out of space for their supplies with many giving it away. Before the dip, one barrel of oil was at $18 and the the next day the same barrel was worth -$38 on the open markets. With so many people staying home because of COVID-19, demand for oil plummeted and oil futures sunk because more was produced than could be stored.
Captain James Cook arrived to the shore in New South Wales, Australia.
They docked ashore in the morning and Captain Cook spoke fondly of the weather and landscape he witnessed. In the afternoon and evening the crew spotted smoke coming from fires in the distance and that's when they first found the area to be inhabited.
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