What Happened on February 2, 2020

Historical Events

BAFTA Awards

73rd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "1917" Best Film, Sam Mendes Best Director, Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix best actors

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia rallies to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 for a record-extending eighth title at Melbourne Park

  • Palindrome Day: the date 02022020 reads the same forward and backward including in the US and China (last one like this 11 November 1111)

Super Bowl

Super Bowl LIV, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL: Kansas City Chiefs beat San Francisco 49ers, 31-20; MVP: Patrick Mahomes, KC Chiefs, QB; Chiefs' 1st victory in 50 years


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Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Král, Czech-American bass player, songwriter, record producer (Patti Smith; Iggy Pop; John Waite), and filmmaker, dies of cancer at 71
2020 Highlights

About February 2, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Before You Go - Lewis Capaldi