1st of January, 2020
The 1st of January, 2020, fell on a Wednesday. Day 1 of
2020. Decade: 2020s.
1 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2020.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 2020:
Rapper Lexii Alijai passes away after a suspected overdose.
The first day of 2020 begins, signifying the start of a new decade.
Basic facts and information about this date:
1 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2020.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of
2020. Leap Year: 2020 is a leap year, which means that it will have 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1577836800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 1st of January, 2020:
2nd of December, 2019: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
8th of December, 2019: Rapper Juice Wrld dies from toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine.
8th of December, 2019: Coronavirus outbreak: The first patient presents with symptoms.
12th of December, 2019: The 2019 United Kingdom general election took place, with the Conservatives winning a comfortable majority.
13th of December, 2019: British TV presenter Caroline Flack is charged with common assault.
13th of December, 2019: UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labour Party.
17th of December, 2019: English TV presenter Caroline Flack announces that she is standing down as the host of Love Island.
18th of December, 2019: Donald Trump becomes the third U.S. President to be impeached.
25th of December, 2019: Christmas day of 2019 occurs. The last Christmas day of the 2010s.
2nd of January, 2020: Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passes away.
3rd of January, 2020: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is assassinated by the United States.
7th of January, 2020: Irish broadcaster Larry Gogan passes away.
7th of January, 2020: American screenwriter Silvio Horta commits suicide.
7th of January, 2020: Rush drummer Neil Peart dies from brain cancer.
8th of January, 2020: 176 people are killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes near Shahriar in Iran.
8th of January, 2020: Justin Bieber announces on Instagram that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
8th of January, 2020: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce that they are "stepping back" from senior royal duties.
18th of January, 2020: UFC 246: Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in the first round.
23rd of January, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Chinese city of Wuhan is placed under quarantine.
26th of January, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
30th of January, 2020: The World Health Organization designates the novel coronavirus as a global health emergency.
31st of January, 2020: Senate Republicans vote against calling any witnesses for the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.
31st of January, 2020: Brexit: The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union..
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2020, will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 2020 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Donald Trump was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 2020.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 2020 was probably conceived around the
24th of March, 2019. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 2020 is the
10th of October, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
1st of January
Events that have occurred on the 1st of January:
1st of January, 1912: The Republic of China is established.
1st of January, 1958: The European Economic Community (EEC) is established.
1st of January, 1959: The Cuban Revolution ends when Cuban president Fulgencio Batista and his government ministers flee the country.
1st of January, 1970: Unix time begins.
1st of January, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up
1st of January, 1978: 213 people are killed when Air India Flight 855 crashes.
1st of January, 1993: Czechoslovakia is dissolved. Czech Republic and Slovakia become independent nations
1st of January, 1995: English serial killer Fred West commits suicide.
1st of January, 1999: A new currency called the Euro is established.
1st of January, 1999: A singing fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass is released.
1st of January, 2000: The new millennium begins.
1st of January, 2002: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
1st of January, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
1st of January, 2017: The first day of year 2017 begins.
1st of January, 1971: The last cigarette advertisement is shown on US television.
1st of January, 1987: Vehicle registration plates in Ireland switch to the new YY–CC–SSSSSS format.
1st of January, 1987: The halfpenny coin is abolished in Ireland.
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Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2020.
54 days have passed since this date.
4,665,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2020.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,443,200 times.
Since the 1st of January, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 2,407,449,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 777,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 401,242 steps. That's about 178 miles!
Since this date, 55,987 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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