On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2020

Historical Events

Historic Event

US Senate votes to acquit President Donald Trump 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy Cage, American pedal steel guitarist (New Riders of the Purple Sage, Great Speckled Bird), dies from multiple myeloma at 73

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Spartacus, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral), dies at 103


2020 Highlights

About February 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 24 days
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