On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestKirk 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? 1 year, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius