On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 2020

Historical Events

  • Countries in Europe begin cautious reopening after COVID-19 lockdown, Italy restarts construction and takeaways, Germany reopens schools
  • India begins lifting some restrictions in regions with fewer COVID-19 cases
  • World leaders pledge $8 billion to research treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19, with the US and Russia not taking part

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Sutherland, New Zealand rugby union number 8 (10 caps; Marlborough), dies at 76

Don Shula

Don Shula, American Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Super Bowl 1972, 73; Miami Dolphins; Baltimore Colts; NFL Coach of the Year 1964, 67, 68, 72), dies at 90


2020 Highlights

About May 4, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Scotts - THE SCOTTS, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi
  • UK #1 Song: Times Like These - BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge Allstars