January 1st, 2020
January 1st, 2020, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 1 of
2020. The decade was the 2020s.
1 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since January 1st, 2020.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 1st, 2020:
Rapper Lexii Alijai passes away after a suspected overdose.
The first day of 2020 begins, signifying the start of a new decade.
The World Health Organization requests more information on a cluster of atypical pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China.
The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan is closed by Chinese authorities after an outbreak of pneumonia-like cases are linked to it.
Former NBA commissioner David Stern passes away weeks after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.
Basic facts and information about this date:
1 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since January 1st, 2020.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of
2020. Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Age: Anyone born on January 1st, 2020, will be
1 years of age. Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1577836800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 1st, 2020:
December 2nd, 2019: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
December 8th, 2019: Rapper Juice Wrld dies from toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine.
December 8th, 2019: First confirmed coronavirus case: A patient in Wuhan, China, seeks medical help for pneumonia-like symptoms.
December 12th, 2019: The Conservatives win a comfortable majority in the 2019 United Kingdom general election.
December 12th, 2019: Former NBA commissioner David Stern suffers a brain hemorrhage.
December 13th, 2019: British TV presenter Caroline Flack is charged with common assault.
December 13th, 2019: UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labour Party.
December 17th, 2019: English TV presenter Caroline Flack announces that she is standing down as the host of Love Island.
December 18th, 2019: Donald Trump becomes the third U.S. President to be impeached.
December 22nd, 2019: Soccer: Mikel Arteta becomes the new manager of Arsenal.
December 29th, 2019: Hospitals in the Chinese province of Hubei report four cases of pneumonia of unknown causes.
December 31st, 2019: The World Health Organization in China is informed that cases of pneumonia of unknown causes have been detected in Wuhan, China. This date: January 1st, 2020
January 2nd, 2020: Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passes away.
January 3rd, 2020: English spiritual medium Derek Acorah passes away at the age of 69 from sepsis.
January 3rd, 2020: China officially notifies the WHO of an outbreak of pneumonia-like cases.
January 3rd, 2020: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is assassinated by the United States.
January 4th, 2020: The World Health Organization announces on Twitter that a cluster of pneumonia cases have been found in Wuhan, China.
January 7th, 2020: Irish broadcaster Larry Gogan passes away.
January 7th, 2020: American screenwriter Silvio Horta commits suicide.
January 7th, 2020: Rush drummer Neil Peart dies from brain cancer.
January 7th, 2020: The WHO is officially notified about the Coronavirus.
January 8th, 2020: 176 people are killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes near Shahriar in Iran.
January 8th, 2020: Justin Bieber announces on Instagram that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
January 8th, 2020: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce that they are "stepping back" from senior royal duties. .
January 8th, 2020: Canadian musician Grimes reveals that she and Elon Musk are having a baby.
January 13th, 2020: The first recorded case of coronavirus outside of China is found in Thailand.
January 13th, 2020: The brutal murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods shocks Ireland.
January 14th, 2020: Chinese authorities begin to implement screening measures in Wuhan in response to an outbreak of coronavirus.
January 16th, 2020: The second case of coronavirus outside of China is reported in Japan.
January 18th, 2020: UFC 246: Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in the first round.
January 20th, 2020: The World Health Organization conducts its first mission to Wuhan, China, in response to a novel coronavirus outbreak.
January 20th, 2020: South Korea reports its first case of Covid-19.
January 21st, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case is reported in the United States.
January 21st, 2020: The WHO announces on Twitter that there is evidence of human-to-human transmission of coronavirus in Wuhan.
January 22nd, 2020: North Korea closes its borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
January 23rd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Chinese city of Wuhan is placed under quarantine.
January 24th, 2020: France informs the WHO that it has detected three cases of novel coronavirus.
January 24th, 2020: Construction workers in Wuhan, China begin work on a dedicated hospital to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
January 25th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Australia and Canada confirm their first cases of Covid-19.
January 26th, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
January 28th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Mongolia and Hong Kong close their borders with China.
January 28th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: All flights to China are suspended by United Airlines.
January 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Airlines begin to suspend flights to China.
January 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The United States and Japan evacuate their citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan.
January 30th, 2020: The World Health Organization designates the novel coronavirus as a global health emergency.
January 30th, 2020: Russia closes its border with China in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
January 30th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The United States advises its citizens not to travel to China.
January 30th, 2020: India and the Philippines confirm their first cases of Covid-19.
January 31st, 2020: Senate Republicans vote against calling any witnesses for the impeachment trial of Donald Trump. .
January 31st, 2020: The first two cases of Coronavirus are found in Italy.
January 31st, 2020: The United Kingdom announces its first two confirmed cases of Covid-19.
January 31st, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Singapore bans all visitors from China.
January 31st, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The United States suspends entry to anyone who has travelled to China in the past 14 days.
January 31st, 2020: Brexit: The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union..
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 1st, 2020, will have the star sign Capricorn.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: January 1st, 2020 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Power - Crime drama.
Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
2020 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2020:
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 January 1st, 2020?
Donald Trump was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 1st, 2020?
Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 1st, 2020 was probably conceived around the
24th of March, 2019. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 1st, 2020 is the
10th of October, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Here are some fun statistics about January 1st, 2020.
421 days have passed since this date.
36,374,400 seconds have passed since the January 1st, 2020.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 42,436,800 times.
Since January 1st, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 18,769,190,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 6,062,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 3,128,198 steps. That's about 1,390 miles!
Since this date, 436,493 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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