On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 2020

Historical Events

  • Antarctica records high temperature of 64.9 F / 18.2 C at Esperanza, Argentina‚Äôs research station
  • Date of the 1st coronavirus COVID-19 related death in the US (only confirmed by the CDC on 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
2020 Highlights

About February 6, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius