February 6 – The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II (portrait on banknote) marks the 60th anniversary of her accession to the thrones of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and the 60th anniversary of her becoming Head of the Commonwealth.
August 25 – Voyager 1 crosses the heliosheath and enters interstellar space, 121AU away from Earth.
September 22 – The United Kingdom informs the World Health Organization about a novel coronavirus case originating from Saudi Arabia.
October 14 – Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner becomes the first person to break the sound barrier without any machine assistance, during a record space dive out of the Red Bull Stratos helium-filled balloon from 128,000 ft (24 miles (39 km)) over Roswell, New Mexico in the United States.
November 13 – A total solar eclipse occurs in parts of Australia and the South Pacific. It is the 45th of 72 solar eclipses of Solar Saros 133.
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