On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 2020

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: 21 year old American Sofia Kenin wins her first Grand Slam title with a 4–6, 6–2, 6–2 victory over Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain
  • Locusts swarm across East Africa leads Somalia to declare national emergency, largest in 25 years
  • Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi, appointed the new Prime Minister of Iraq by President Barham Salih after 4 months of protests

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), dies at 72
2020 Highlights

About February 1, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius