February 8th, 2020

February 8th, 2020, fell on a Saturday. It was day 39 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

6 months and 4 days have passed since February 8th, 2020.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 8th, 2020:

  • The 2020 Irish general election takes place.
  • Irish journalist and TV presenter Keelin Shanley passes away from cancer.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 months and 4 days have passed since February 8th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 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 1581120000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 8th, 2020:

  • 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..
  • 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 4th, 2020: US radio host Rush Limbaugh announces that he has advanced lung cancer.
  • 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 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 7th, 2020: The movie "Birds of Prey (2020)" is released.
  • February 7th, 2020: English TV presenter Phillip Schofield comes out as gay.
  • February 11th, 2020: The first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place.
  • 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 15th, 2020: English TV presenter Caroline Flack commits suicide at her apartment in London. .
  • February 18th, 2020: Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has his sentence commuted by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • 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 20th, 2020: The 2020 stock market crash begins.
  • February 24th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is convicted of federal sex crimes.
  • 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 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case of the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 2nd, 2020: A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.
  • March 9th, 2020: Black Monday: A global stock market crash occurs.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 8th, 2020, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 8th, 2020 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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 8th of February:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on February 8th, 2020.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 8th, 2020 was probably conceived around the 1st of May, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 8th, 2020 is the 17th of November, 2020. (Rough Estimate).

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 8th, 2020.

  • 187 days have passed since this date.
  • 16,153,200 seconds have passed since the February 8th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 18,845,400 times.
  • Since February 8th, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 8,335,051,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 2,692,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 1,389,175 steps. That's about 617 miles!
  • Since this date, 193,838 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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