On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2020

Historical Events

  • Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 reach 3.65 million, US cases pass 70,000 while the UK becomes the most affected in Europe with 29,427 known deaths
  • São Luis, in Maranhão state becomes the first Brazilian city to enter lockdown because of COVID-19 as its health services struggle to cope

Famous Deaths

  • Hillard "Sweet Pea" Atkinson, American R&B singer (Was (Not Was)) dies of a heart attack at 74 [1]
2020 Highlights

About May 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus