February 1, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Alphabet, Google's parent company surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable company ($568bn vs $535bn), after releasing income results
  • Myanmar's first freely elected parliament in 50 years has its opening session in Nay Pyi Taw
  • Poor weather conditions strand 100,000 Chinese New Year travelers at a railway station in Guangzhou, China
  • WHO declares a global public health emergency over the rapid spread of zika-linked conditions