A closer look at the key events on March 20 in history:

In 1995, the AUM subway attack takes place
In an act of domestic terrorism, leaders of Japanese Buddhist sect AUM Shinrikyo (AUM Supreme Truth), released sarin, a nerve gas, on three lines of the Tokyo Metro during rush hour, killing 12 people and injuring thousands.
On March 20

Japan 1995, Wikimedia Commons

In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono marry

The couple flew to Gibraltar where they secretly tied the knot. They later travelled t0 Amsterdam for their honeymoon, where they staged a bed-in protest, not leaving their bed at the Hilton hotel for five days to protest for world peace.

On March 20 in 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married

John Lennon and Yoko Ono in bed at the Hilton Hotel. 1969. Nationaal Archie

In 1916, Albert Einstein presents his general theory of relativity

Known as one of the most influential theories in Physics, the theory of relativity describes the interdependency of matter on the one hand and space and time on the other.

On March 20 in history Albert Einstein

Wikimedia Commons

In 1815, Napoleon’s Hundred Days begins

The Hundred Days is a period between March 20 , when Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from his exile at Elba to recapture his empire in France and July 8 when Louis XVIII returned to Paris. Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.

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