What Happened on February 6, 2018

Historical Events

  • 6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Hualien County, Taiwan, leaving 10 dead and over 50 missing
  • Brazilian jockey Jorge Ricardo equals world record number of victories for a jockey - 12,844 in Rio de Janeiro

Falcon Heavy Launched

Elon Musk's company SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, world's most powerful rocket

  • Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency ordering arrest of two judges
  • Polish president Andrzej Duda signs controversial Holocaust law, outlaws accusing Poles of complicity under Nazis
  • UN calls for ceasefire in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area by Syrian government troops after 40 people reportedly killed
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Knollenberg, American politician (Rep-R-Michigan 1993-2009), dies at 84

About February 6, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: God's Plan - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: God's Plan - Drake