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Wednesday February 1, 2017

February 1: Day of the Week

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

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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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.

February 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 1814
    Mayon Volcano, in the Philippines, erupts, killing around 1,200 people, the most devastating eruption of the volcano.
  • 1865
    President Abraham Lincoln signs the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • 1876
    A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Pennsylvanian Irish anti-owner coal miners, the “Molly Maguires”, to disband.
  • 1918
    Russia adopts the Gregorian Calendar.
  • 1958
    Egypt and Syria merge to form the United Arab Republic, which lasted until 1961.
  • 1968
    Vietnam War: The execution of Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem by South Vietnamese National Police Chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan is videotaped and photographed by Eddie Adams. This image helped build opposition to the Vietnam War.
  • 1974
    A fire in the 25-story Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil kills 189 and injures 293.
  • 1979
    The Ayatollah Khomeini is welcomed back to Tehran, Iran after nearly 15 years of exile.
  • 1989
    The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
  • 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?

  • 1902
    Langston Hughes African-American poet and author (d. 1967)
  • 1904
    S. J. Perelman, American humorist (d. 1979)
  • 1907
    Camargo Guarnieri, Brazilian composer (d. 1993)
  • 1917
    Eiji Sawamura, Japanese baseball player (d. 1944)
  • 1942
    Muna Wassef, Syrian/Arab actress and United Nations Goodwill ambassador.
  • 1966
    Vasilis Dimitriadis, Greek footballer
  • 1973
    Yuri Landman, Experimental musical instrument builder, musician and comic book artist
  • 1982
    Shoaib Malik, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1983
    Jurgen Van Den Broeck, Belgian cyclist
  • 1987
    Wu Jingyu, Chinese taekwondo practitioner

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