On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • China’s first science fiction blockbuster, “The Wandering Earth” premieres, directed by Frant Gwo, based on a story by Liu Cixin
  • Pierre Davis is the first transgender designer to show at New York Fashion Week with label No Sesso

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Francis admits for the first time that clerics have sexually abused nuns


Famous Deaths

  • Dakshayani 'Gaja Muthassi, elephant 'granny' Indian elephant, oldest in captivity, dies in Kerala at 88