On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2020

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Weatherstone, Scotland rugby union winger (16 caps; Edinburgh District), dies at 88
  • Sam Wyche, American NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals 1984-91; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1992-95; introduced no-huddle offence), dies from melanoma at 74
2020 Highlights

About January 2, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: River - Ellie Goulding