On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 2019

Historical Events

  • 2018 named the 4th warmest year on record according to NOAA and NASA, after 2016, 2015, and 2017
  • Davido's 'Fall' becomes longest-charting Nigerian pop song in US Billboard history
  • Honeybees are able to add and subtract and understand concept of zero according to research from RMIT University in Australia
  • Quadriga, Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchange is unable to get to $145 million of bitcoin assets after its CEO dies with its access passwords

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump makes presidential State of Union address to Congress a week later than usual due to government shutdown

Famous Deaths

  • Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist (The Shell Seekers), dies at 94
2019 Highlights

About February 6, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius