Historical Events on February 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 218 of 218

  • 2006 Super Bowl XL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Seattle Seahawks, 21-10 at the Ford Field MVP: Hines Ward, Pittsburgh, WR
  • 2008 A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States leaves at least 58 dead, the most since the May 31, 1985 outbreak that killed 88.
  • 2009 The United States Navy guided missile cruiser Port Royal runs aground off Oahu, Hawaii, damaging the ship as well as a coral reef
  • 2009 59th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Milk of Sorrow" wins the Golden Bear

Hall of fameHall of Fame

2011 Ed Sabol, co-founder of NFL Films, elected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • 2012 Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 Flavor Flav and Elton John appear in a Pepsi Co. ad during Super Bowl XLVI

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 2013 UK House of Commons votes in favour of same-sex marriage
  • 2013 The US Postal Service announces the cessation of Saturday first-class mail delivery from August 2013
  • 2014 Archaeologists decrypt the 13th C Viking jötunvillur runic code

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 US President Obama and journalists globally call for the release of 3 Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2015 70s British rock star Gary Glitter is convicted of sexual child abuse charges in London
  • 2015 65th Berlin International Film Festival: "Taxi" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2016 Computer hackers try to steal 1 billion from Federal Reserve Bank of New York using Bangladesh banking codes, steal 81 million before a typo alerts authorities
  • 2017 African Cup of Nations 2017: Cameroon defeat Egypt 2-1 in Libreville
  • 2017 Romanian government scraps corruption degree after 6 days of mass demonstrations
  • 2017 Heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England
  • 2017 Super Bowl LI: New England Patriots defeat Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in a great comeback in extra time at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas