Today: 17th of February, 2020
Today's date falls on a Monday. Day 48 of 2020. Decade: 2020s.
Basic facts and information about this date:
- Week Number: We are currently in Week 08 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 1581897600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 17th of February, 2020:
- 18th of January, 2020: UFC 246: Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in the first round.
- 23rd of January, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Chinese city of Wuhan is placed under quarantine.
- 26th of January, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
- 30th of January, 2020: The World Health Organization designates the novel coronavirus as a global health emergency.
- 31st of January, 2020: Senate Republicans vote against calling any witnesses for the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.
- 31st of January, 2020: Brexit: The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union..
- 2nd of February, 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.
- 4th of February, 2020: US radio host Rush Limbaugh announces that he has advanced lung cancer.
- 5th of February, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
- 5th of February, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.
- 6th of February, 2020: Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay resigns after it is revealed that he sent hundreds of text messages to a 16-year-old boy.
- 7th of February, 2020: The movie "Birds of Prey (2020)" is released.
- 7th of February, 2020: English TV presenter Phillip Schofield comes out as gay.
- 8th of February, 2020: The 2020 Irish general election takes place.
- 8th of February, 2020: Irish journalist and TV presenter Keelin Shanley passes away from cancer.
- 11th of February, 2020: The first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place.
- 12th of February, 2020: Irish politics: Brendan Howlin steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
- 13th of February, 2020: The 2nd season of Narcos: Mexico is released on Netflix.
- 15th of February, 2020: English TV presenter Caroline Flack commits suicide at her apartment in London.
- 21st of February, 2020: The game "The Last of Us Part II" is released.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
- Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of February, 2020, will have the star sign Aquarius.
- Zodiac Element: Air.
- Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 is the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
- Native American Zodiac: The 17th of February, 2020 falls under the Otter.
- Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of February:
Interesting facts about conception dates.
- If your baby is due on the 17th of February, 2020, then the date of conception was probably around the 10th of May, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
- A baby that is conceived on the 17th of February, 2020, will be due on the 26th of November, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
17th of February
Events that have occurred on the 17th of February:
- 17th of February, 1970: MacDonald family massacre: Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children in North Carolina
- 17th of February, 1979: China invades Vietnam.
- 17th of February, 1957: 72 people are killed when a fire breaks out at a home for the elderly in Warrenton, Missouri.
- 17th of February, 1976: The Eagles release their best-selling album "Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)".
- 17th of February, 1984: The film Footloose (1984) is released.
- 17th of February, 1995: The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) is released.
- 17th of February, 2000: Windows 2000 is released.
- 17th of February, 2013: Country singer Mindy McCready shoots herself at her home in Arkansas.
- 17th of February, 2015: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is released.
- 17th of February, 2015: Total War: Attila is released.
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