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January 28th, 2020.

January 28th, 2020, was a Tuesday. It was day 28 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 4 months and 14 days have passed since January 28th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 28th, 2020?

  • Coronavirus outbreak: Mongolia and Hong Kong close their borders with China.
  • Coronavirus outbreak: All flights to China are suspended by United Airlines.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Bad Boys for Life" was at the top of the box office on January 28th, 2020.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 28th, 2020.

  • The death of Kobe Bryant.

    The death of Kobe Bryant.

    The death of NBA star Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash was a major news story around this time. People were shocked and saddened that the LA Lakers legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna had died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

  • I am once again asking you for your financial support.

    I am once again asking you for your financial support.

    A meme of Bernie Sanders with the caption "I am once again asking you for your financial support." was popular during this time.

  • The emergence of COVID-19.

    The emergence of COVID-19.

    The start of 2020 saw the emergence of a coronavirus disease called COVID-19. During this period, the virus was mostly confined to China and other parts of Asia. Many people in the western world were not taking the virus seriously at this stage. Many believed that the outbreak was being overhyped and that it would simply peter out like Ebola, the Swine Flu and SARS.

  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies.

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.

  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music.

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by the likes of The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future and Maroon 5.

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.

  • Trump is facing his first impeachment.

    Trump is facing his first impeachment.

    During this period, US President Donald Trump was facing impeachment for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 years, 4 months and 14 days have passed since January 28th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 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 28th, 2020, will be 1 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1580169600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 28th, 2020.

  • 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.
  • 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 1st, 2020: The World Health Organization requests more information on a cluster of atypical pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China.
  • January 1st, 2020: The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan is closed by Chinese authorities after an outbreak of pneumonia-like cases are linked to it.
  • January 1st, 2020: Former NBA commissioner David Stern passes away weeks after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.
  • 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 15th, 2020: "I am once again asking for your financial support": Internet users begin to make memes out of Bernie Sanders' fundraising video.
  • 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.
  • This date: January 28th, 2020
  • 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 30th, 2020: Dua Lipa releases her single "Physical".
  • 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.
  • February 1st, 2020: The first death due to Covid-19 outside of China is reported in the Philippines.
  • February 2nd, 2020: Super Bowl LIV takes place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers by 31-20. Shakira and Jennifer Lopez perform at the halftime show.
  • February 2nd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The United States reports its 10th case of Covid-19.
  • February 2nd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Construction workers in Wuhan finish building a dedicated hospital after just 10 days.
  • February 4th, 2020: US radio host Rush Limbaugh announces that he has advanced lung cancer.
  • February 4th, 2020: WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom urges all members of the United Nations to prepare themselves for a global spread of the coronavirus.
  • February 4th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Taiwan bans all foreign nationals who have been to China in the past 14 days.
  • February 5th, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
  • February 5th, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.
  • February 5th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Japan reports that 10 cases of Covid-19 have been identified on a cruise ship containing 4,000 passengers.
  • February 6th, 2020: Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay resigns after it is revealed that he sent hundreds of text messages to a 16-year-old boy.
  • February 6th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first American citizen dies from Covid-19 in Wuhan, China.
  • February 6th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Chinese authorities order all infected individuals to move to quarantine centers.
  • February 7th, 2020: English TV presenter Phillip Schofield comes out as gay.
  • February 7th, 2020: Chinese "whistleblower" doctor Li Wenliang, who issued emergency warnings about the coronavirus, passes away from Covid-19 at the age of 33.
  • February 8th, 2020: The 2020 Irish general election takes place.
  • February 8th, 2020: Irish journalist and TV presenter Keelin Shanley passes away from cancer.
  • February 9th, 2020: The final episode of the crime drama "Power" is aired.
  • February 10th, 2020: Japan confirms that there are now 135 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on the cruise ship the Diamond Princess.
  • February 11th, 2020: The first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place.
  • February 11th, 2020: The WHO announces that the disease caused by the novel coronavirus will be named COVID-19.
  • February 11th, 2020: The death toll for Covid-19 reaches 1,000.
  • February 12th, 2020: Irish politics: Brendan Howlin steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • February 13th, 2020: The 2nd season of Narcos: Mexico is released on Netflix.
  • February 14th, 2020: The WHO warns that mass gatherings may spread Covid-19.
  • February 14th, 2020: Egypt reports the first case of the coronavirus in Africa.
  • February 15th, 2020: English TV presenter Caroline Flack commits suicide at her apartment in London.
  • February 15th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: China extends its lockdowns and travel restrictions.
  • February 15th, 2020: The WHO Director General warns that the coronavirus outbreak has the potential to become a global pandemic.
  • February 18th, 2020: Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has his sentence commuted by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • February 18th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Russia bans all Chinese citizens from entering the country.
  • February 19th, 2020: Rapper Pop Smoke is shot dead during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California.
  • February 19th, 2020: Nine people are shot dead during a shooting spree in Hanau, Germany.
  • February 19th, 2020: Iran reports its first two cases of Covid-19.
  • February 20th, 2020: The 2020 stock market crash begins.
  • February 22nd, 2020: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder after a 7th round KO.
  • February 23rd, 2020: Italy begins to see a surge in coronavirus cases.
  • February 24th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is convicted of federal sex crimes.
  • February 24th, 2020: The WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 warns that the global community is not prepared to contain the virus.
  • February 25th, 2020: The former President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, passes away.
  • February 26th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first community transmission of the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 27th, 2020: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is sentenced to 3 years in prison for fraud and tax evasion.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 28th, 2020, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 28th, 2020 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Witcher - Fantasy drama.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

Kid's TV shows on January 28th, 2020.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2020.

  • The Loud House

Popular toys and games in 2020.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2020.

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield - RPG games.
  • Death Stranding - Action game developed by Kojima Productions.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - FPS game.
  • Kingdom Hearts III - Action role-playing game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 28th of January.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on January 28th, 2020.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 28th, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 28th, 2020 was most likely conceived around the 20th of April, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 28th, 2020 is close to the 6th of November, 2020.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 28th, 2020.

  • A total of 501 days have passed since this date.
  • 71 weeks have passed.
  • 43,282,800 seconds have passed since the January 28th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 50,496,600 times.
  • Since January 28th, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 22,333,924,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 7,213,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 3,722,321 steps. That's about 1,654 miles!
  • Since this date, 519,394 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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