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January 2nd, 2020

January 2nd, 2020, fell on a Thursday. It was day 2 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

9 months and 27 days have passed since January 2nd, 2020.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 2nd, 2020:

  • Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passes away.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 months and 27 days have passed since January 2nd, 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 1577923200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 2nd, 2020:

  • December 8th, 2019: Rapper Juice Wrld dies from toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine.
  • December 12th, 2019: The 2019 United Kingdom general election took place, with the Conservatives winning a comfortable majority.
  • 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 25th, 2019: Christmas day of 2019 occurs. The last Christmas day of the 2010s.
  • January 1st, 2020: The first day of 2020 begins, signifying the start of a new decade.
  • January 1st, 2020: Rapper Lexii Alijai passes away after a suspected overdose.
  • January 3rd, 2020: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is assassinated by the United States.
  • 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 18th, 2020: UFC 246: Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in the first round.
  • January 21st, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case is reported in the United States.
  • January 23rd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Chinese city of Wuhan is placed under quarantine.
  • January 26th, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
  • January 30th, 2020: The World Health Organization designates the novel coronavirus as a global health emergency.
  • 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: Brexit: The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union..

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 2nd, 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 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 2nd, 2020 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of January:

  • Berchtoldstag (Switzerland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on January 2nd, 2020.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 2nd, 2020 was probably conceived around the 25th of March, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 2nd, 2020 is the 11th of October, 2020. (Rough Estimate).

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to January 2nd, 2020. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 2nd, 2020.

  • 301 days have passed since this date.
  • 26,006,400 seconds have passed since the January 2nd, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 30,340,800 times.
  • Since January 2nd, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 13,419,302,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,334,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,236,550 steps. That's about 994 miles!
  • Since this date, 312,077 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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