On This Day

Events in History on February 1 (Part 2)

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2021 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
  • 2021 Wildfires ignite on the outskirts of Perth, Australia, forcing evacuations amid five-day COVID-19 lockdown
  • 2021 Wisdom the albatross, the world's oldest known bird, hatches at chick at 70 at the Midway Atoll national wildlife refuge, North Pacific [1]