On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2020

Historical Events

Golden Globes

77th Golden Globes: "1917" Best Drama, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" Best Comedy/Musical, acting awards Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix, Awkwafina, Taron Edgerton

  • Chinese professor Zhang Yongzhen publishes the first SARS-CoV-2 genome map online, allowing health professionals worldwide to identify COVID-19
  • Iran pulls out of the 2015 nuclear deal, will not limit its uranium enrichment

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Tilkowski, German soccer goalkeeper (39 caps, West Germany; Westfalia Herne, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt), dies at 84
2020 Highlights

About January 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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