July 5, 2022

2020 is a leap year starting on Wednesday according to the Western calendar (Gregorian calendar). Reiwa 2 years. This section describes 2020 from an international perspective.

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Zodiac: Yang Metal Rat Japan (dates match) Reiwa 2 years 2680 imperial year Republic of Korea (dates match) Republic of Korea 102 years Dangun 4353 Republic of China (dates match) Republic of China 109 years Democratic People's Republic of Korea (dates match) Subject 109 years Buddhist calendar: October 7, 2562-October 2, 2563 leap Islamic calendar: May 5, 1441-May 16, 1442 Jewish calendar: April 4, 5780-April 16, 5781 Unix Time: 1577836800 --1609459199 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 58849 --59214 Lilian Date (LD): 159690 --160055




January 1 France A law banning disposable plastic cups and dishes has been enforced. Palau Under the Responsible Tourism Education Act 2018, the import, sale and carry-on of sunscreen products into Palau is prohibited. January 2-Republic of China Air Force helicopter crashes in the mountains near Taipei City, killing Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming. January 3-The United States Department of Defense has issued a statement at the direction of President Trump that Iran's Revolutionary Guard Commander Solei Mani has been killed near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. January 7-Unexplained pneumonia in Wuhan, China, has been identified as being caused by a new coronavirus. January 8 Iraq The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launched a military attack on US-related facilities (Assad Air Force Base / Erbil Base) in Iraq by launching 15 missiles. Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, which took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport near Iran Tehran, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile launched by the Revolutionary Guard Corps, killing all 176 passengers and crew. January 10-Kaboos bin Said, King and Prime Minister of Oman, has died. He (died 79 years old). January 11 Oman The government of Oman has announced that Haitham bin Tarik Earl-Said, a cousin and minister of heritage and culture with his former King Qaboos, has practiced as the new king. Republic of China The 2020 Taiwanese presidential election was executed, and Tsai Ing-wen, officially recognized by the Democratic Progressive Party, defeated Han Kuo-yu (Mayor of Kaohsiung City) officially recognized by the Kuomintang Party and was reelected. January 14-Extended support for Microsoft Windows 7 has ended. January 31 The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern" (PHEIC) regarding the spread of the new coronavirus. United Kingdom Based on the results of a referendum on June 23, 2016, her United Kingdom and her Gibraltar left the EU at 23:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (00:00 Central European Time (CET) February 1).


February 13-China's Xi Jinping Party General Secretary's leadership has replaced the heads of Hubei Province and Wuhan City, where the spread of the new coronavirus is most severe. The two people who were replaced were the top of Hubei Province, Jiang Chaoliang and the top of Wuhan City, and Ma Guoqiang. Yong Ying, the mayor of Shanghai, was appointed as the secretary of the party committee of Jiang Chaoliang, and the secretary of the Wang Zhonglin city party, the top of Jinan city, Shandong province, was assigned as the secretary of the city party committee at the top of Wuhan city. February 29-The Trump administration of the United States and the Taliban, a rebel in Afghanistan, have signed a peace agreement in Doha, the capital of Qatar, with a gradual withdrawal of US troops stationed there.


March 1-Malaysia's former Interior Minister Muhyiddin Yassin