What Happened on February 6, 2020

Historical Events

  • Antarctica records high temperature of 64.9 F / 18.2 C at Esperanza, Argentina’s research station
  • Date of the 1st COVID-19 related death in the US (confirmed by the CDC April 21)
  • US astronaut Christina Koch completes the longest continuous spaceflight by a female astronaut after 328 days on the International Space Station, landing in Kazakhstan

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Liberda, Polish soccer forward (35 caps; Polonia Bytom), dies at 83
  • Lynn Evans [Carolyn Hargate], American pop vocalist (The Chordettes - "Mr. Sandman"; "Lollipop"), dies of a stroke at 95
  • Nello Santi, Italian opera conductor (Opernhaus Zürich; NY Metropolitan Opera), dies of a blood infection at 80
2020 Highlights

About February 6, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

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