On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 2021

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'├ętat

Military stage a coup in Myanmar, detaining civilian leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi and declare a one-year state of emergency

Burmese Politician Aung San Suu Kyi
Burmese Politician
Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Wildfires ignite on the outskirts of Perth, Australia, forcing evacuations amid five-day COVID-19 lockdown
  • Wisdom the albatross, the world's oldest known bird, hatches at chick at 70 at the Midway Atoll national wildlife refuge, North Pacific [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Dustin Diamond, American actor (Saved By Bell - "Screech"), dies of cancer at 44
2021 Highlights

About February 1, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius