On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • African Cup of Nations 2017: Cameroon defeat Egypt 2-1 in Libreville
  • Heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England
  • Romanian government scraps corruption degree after 6 days of mass demonstrations

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, TX: New England Patriots defeat Atlanta Falcons, 34-28; MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Lux, American poet (Split Horizon), dies of cancer at 70