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February 5th, 2023.

February 5th, 2023, was a Sunday. It was day 36 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 18 days have passed since February 5th, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on February 5th, 2023?

  • Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, dies at the age of 79.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 1 month and 18 days have passed since February 5th, 2023.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1675555200.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around February 5th, 2023.

  • January 6th, 2023: Former soccer player Gianluca Vialli passes away at the age of 58.
  • January 6th, 2023: Republican Kevin McCarthy is elected US House speaker after an historic 15 rounds of voting.
  • January 6th, 2023: Vince McMahon returns to the board of the WWE five months after retiring.
  • January 8th, 2023: Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro storm Brazil's Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace.
  • January 9th, 2023: Soccer: Gareth Bale announces his retirement.
  • January 10th, 2023: Stephanie McMahon resigns as the co-CEO of WWE.
  • January 10th, 2023: Multiple media outlets report that the WWE has been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
  • January 10th, 2023: Netflix releases the documentary "The Hatched Wielding Hitchhiker".
  • January 10th, 2023: Prince Harry releases his memoir "Spare".
  • January 10th, 2023: Tyre Nichols is beaten to death by five police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • January 10th, 2023: The last king of Greece, Constantine II of Greece, dies at the age of 82.
  • January 11th, 2023: All US flights are grounded due to a computer system glitch.
  • January 12th, 2023: Lisa Marie Presley dies at the age of 54.
  • January 12th, 2023: Dancer Michael Flatley is diagnosed with an "aggressive" form of cancer.
  • January 12th, 2023: NBC News reports that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is facing domestic abuse charges.
  • January 12th, 2023: Miley Cyrus releases the song "Flowers".
  • January 13th, 2023: The film Plane is released.
  • January 14th, 2023: The Romanian police seize several luxury cars from social media influencer Andrew Tate.
  • January 14th, 2023: At least 44 people are killed after a Russian missile hits an apartment building in Dnipro, Ukraine.
  • January 15th, 2023: 72 people are killed after Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crashes in Pokhara, Nepal.
  • January 15th, 2023: The first episode of "The Last of Us" is aired on television.
  • January 16th, 2023: Mafia godfather Matteo Messina Denaro is arrested in Palermo, Sicily.
  • January 17th, 2023: Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
  • January 18th, 2023: Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
  • January 18th, 2023: Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
  • January 18th, 2023: Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
  • January 19th, 2023: Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
  • January 19th, 2023: Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
  • January 19th, 2023: Protests begin in France over government proposals to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 years old.
  • January 20th, 2023: Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
  • January 21st, 2023: Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Soccer: Everton sack Frank Lampard.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal is arrested over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Seven people are killed during a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
  • January 24th, 2023: Adult Swim ends its relationship with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland following news that he was arrested for domestic abuse in 2020.
  • January 25th, 2023: Germany confirms that it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
  • January 25th, 2023: Chris Hipkins becomes the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
  • January 25th, 2023: The United States confirms that it is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
  • January 25th, 2023: Actress Cynthia Jane Williams passes away at the age of 75.
  • January 26th, 2023: Five Memphis police officers are charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
  • January 27th, 2023: The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
  • January 27th, 2023: Video footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols is released to the public.
  • January 27th, 2023: 45-year-old Nicola Bulley goes missing in St. Michael's on Wyre in Lancashire, England.
  • January 28th, 2023: WWE: Cody Rhodes wins the 2023 Royal Rumble.
  • February 1st, 2023: A Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted flying over the United States.
  • February 3rd, 2023: The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
  • February 3rd, 2023: A freight train carrying vinyl chloride derails in East Palestine, Ohio.
  • February 3rd, 2023: PinkPantheress and Ice Spice release the song "Boy's a liar Pt. 2".
  • February 4th, 2023: The United States shoots down a Chinese surveillance balloon that had been flying over the country for 8 days.
  • This date: February 5th, 2023
  • February 6th, 2023: 47,000 people are killed after two earthquakes strike Turkey and Syria.
  • February 6th, 2023: Soccer: The Premier League charges Manchester City with more than 100 breaches of financial rules.
  • February 6th, 2023: Ohio train derailment: All residents within a 1-by-2-mile radius are forced to evacuate.
  • February 7th, 2023: LeBron James breaks the NBA all-time scoring record.
  • February 9th, 2023: Shares in Alphabet fall after Google's new AI chatbot Bard gets an answer wrong.
  • February 10th, 2023: The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
  • February 10th, 2023: The United States shoots down a car-sized UFO flying above Alaska.
  • February 11th, 2023: NORAD shoots down an unidentified flying object that violated Canadian airspace.
  • February 11th, 2023: Sam Smith raises eyebrows after he attends the 2023 Brit Awards in an inflated latex outfit.
  • February 12th, 2023: Super Bowl LVII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, and Rihanna performs at the halftime show.
  • February 12th, 2023: Rihanna reveals that she is pregnant again.
  • February 12th, 2023: De La Soul co-founder, Trugoy the Dove (David Jude Jolicoeur), dies at the age of 54.
  • February 12th, 2023: The United States shoots down an unidentified flying object over Lake Huron in Michigan.
  • February 12th, 2023: Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand.
  • February 13th, 2023: Three students are killed during a mass shooting at Michigan State University.
  • February 14th, 2023: Microsoft permanently disables Internet Explorer.
  • February 15th, 2023: American actress Raquel Welch dies at the age of 82.
  • February 15th, 2023: Nicola Sturgeon announces that she will be resigning as the first minister of Scotland.
  • February 15th, 2023: 42 people are killed after a bus crashes in the Gualaca District in Panama.
  • February 16th, 2023: The family of actor Bruce Willis announce that he has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
  • February 16th, 2023: US Senator John Fetterman checks into hospital with clinical depression.
  • February 17th, 2023: The superhero film "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" is released.
  • February 18th, 2023: The body of Ghana soccer player Christian Atsu is pulled from the debris of the Turkey earthquake.
  • February 19th, 2023: Actor Richard Belzer dies at the age of 78.
  • February 19th, 2023: The body of missing woman Nicola Bulley is found in the River Wyre.
  • February 19th, 2023: Meta launches a subscription service called "Meta Verified" for Facebook and Instagram.
  • February 20th, 2023: US President Joe Biden makes a surprise visit to Ukraine.
  • February 21st, 2023: Andrew Tate's detention in Romania is extended for another 30 days.
  • February 23rd, 2023: English football commentator John Motson dies at the age of 77.
  • February 23rd, 2023: Internet drama: Selena Gomez announces that she is taking a break from social media amid reports that she is feuding with Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner.
  • February 25th, 2023: Hundreds of US newspapers drop the "Dilbert" cartoon after its creator, Scott Adams, posts a racist rant on YouTube.
  • February 26th, 2023: Boxing: Tommy Fury defeats Jake Paul by split decision in Saudi Arabia.
  • February 26th, 2023: Partisans destroy a Russian surveillance plane in Belarus.
  • February 26th, 2023: 63 migrants die after their boat sinks off the coast of Italy.
  • February 27th, 2023: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs a bill that gives him control of Walt Disney World's self-governing district.
  • February 27th, 2023: The White House gives agencies 30 days to remove TikTok from federal-owned devices.
  • March 1st, 2023: 57 people are killed after two trains collide in Greece.
  • March 3rd, 2023: The boxing movie "Creed III" is released.
  • March 3rd, 2023: South Carolina: Alex Murdaugh is found guilty of murdering his wife and son.
  • March 3rd, 2023: It is reported that US President Joe Biden had a cancerous lesion removed from his chest.
  • March 3rd, 2023: Four American citizens are kidnapped by cartel members in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
  • March 4th, 2023: Jon Jones defeats Ciryl Gane at UFC 285.
  • March 5th, 2023: Soccer: Liverpool thrash Manchester United 7-0.
  • March 5th, 2023: Lynyrd Skynyrd cofounder Gary Rossington dies at the age of 71.
  • March 6th, 2023: Twitter suffers a major outage that prevents users from viewing images or clicking on links.
  • March 7th, 2023: Elon Musk apologizes for firing a Twitter employee and making remarks about his disability.
  • March 7th, 2023: Four kidnapped Americans (two dead, one injured, and one unharmed) are located by security forces in El Tecolote, Mexico.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 5th, 2023.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 5th, 2023, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 5th, 2023 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2023.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2023.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 5th.

Bobby Brown

Singer.
Born on February 5th, 1969
He turned 54 on this day in 2023.

Carlos Tevez

Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1984
He turned 39 on this day in 2023.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1985
He turned 38 on this day in 2023.

Neymar

Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1992
He turned 31 on this day in 2023.

Trayvon Martin

Shooting victim. Deceased
Born on February 5th, 1995
He was not alive on this date.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on February 5th, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 5th, 2023 was most likely conceived around May 15th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 5th, 2023 is close to October 29th, 2023.

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Stats for February 5th, 2023

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 5th, 2023.

  • A total of 46 days have passed since this date.
  • 6 weeks have passed.
  • 3,974,400 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 4,636,800 times.
  • Since February 5th, 2023, the Earth has travelled approximately 2,050,790,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 662,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 341,798 steps. That's about 152 miles!
  • Since this date, 47,693 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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