March 5th, 2020

March 5th, 2020, fell on a Thursday. It was day 65 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

8 months and 30 days have passed since March 5th, 2020.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 8 months and 30 days have passed since March 5th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 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 1583366400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 5th, 2020:

  • 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: The movie "Birds of Prey (2020)" is released.
  • 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 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 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.
  • March 11th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 11th, 2020: Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to 23 years in prison.
  • March 11th, 2020: The World Health Organization declares the Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic.
  • March 12th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces the closure of all schools.
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Premier League is halted.
  • March 13th, 2020: The shooting of Breonna Taylor occurs.
  • March 13th, 2020: It is announced that Europe has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: President Trump declares a national emergency.
  • March 14th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Spain imposes a national lockdown.
  • March 16th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France announces a mandatory lockdown.
  • March 17th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The European Union votes to ban visitors from the rest of the world for at least 30 days.
  • March 20th, 2020: Singer Kenny Rogers passes away at the age of 81.
  • March 23rd, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces movement restrictions in response to the spread of Covid-19.
  • March 24th, 2020: The Tokyo Olympics are delayed due to the coronavirus.
  • March 24th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: India announces a 21-day lockdown.
  • March 26th, 2020: The United States becomes the country with the most cases of coronavirus.
  • March 27th, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland increases its lockdown measures.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA reaches 100,000 infections.
  • March 30th, 2020: Singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications.
  • March 30th, 2020: Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy tests positive for Covid-19.
  • March 30th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. issue stay-at-home directives.
  • April 3rd, 2020: Resident Evil 3 - a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) - is released.
  • April 3rd, 2020: The James Bond movie "No Time to Die (2020)" is released.
  • April 4th, 2020: The WHO reports that over one million cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed worldwide.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 2020, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 5th, 2020 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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 5th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on March 5th, 2020?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 5th, 2020?

  • Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 2020 was probably conceived around the 27th of May, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 2020 is the 13th of December, 2020. (Rough Estimate).

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 2020.

  • 274 days have passed since this date.
  • 23,673,600 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 27,619,200 times.
  • Since March 5th, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 12,215,577,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 3,945,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,035,930 steps. That's about 905 miles!
  • Since this date, 284,083 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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