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Wednesday February 1, 2017

February 1: Day of the Week

February 1, 2017 was the 32nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 333 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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February 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 1662
    The Chinese general Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege.
  • 1796
    The capital of Upper Canada is moved from Newark to York.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Texas secedes from the United States.
  • 1893
    Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio, the Black Maria in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • 1918
    Russia adopts the Gregorian Calendar.
  • 1920
    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations.
  • 1965
    The Hamilton River in Labrador, Canada is renamed the Churchill River in honour of Winston Churchill.
  • 1989
    The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
  • 1991
    A runway collision between USAir Flight 1493 and SkyWest Flight 5569 at Los Angeles International Airport results in the death of 34 persons, and the injury of 30 others.
  • 2041
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on February 1?

  • 1663
    Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, Filipino foundress of the Religious of the Virgin Mary (d. 1748)
  • 1873
    Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler (d. 1947)
  • 1894
    John Ford, American director and producer (d. 1973)
  • 1901
    Clark Gable, American actor (d. 1960)
  • 1902
    Therese Brandl, Nazi concentration camp guard (d. 1947)
  • 1905
    Emilio G. Segrè, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1989)
  • 1934
    Bob Shane, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio)
  • 1954
    Chuck Dukowski, American musician (Black Flag)
  • 1980
    Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1984
    Darren Fletcher, Scottish footballer

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