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Sunday February 12, 2017

February 12: Day of the Week

February 12, 2017 was the 43rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 322 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

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

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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 12 Historical Event(s)

  • 1502
    Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.
  • 1593
    Japanese invasion of Korea: Approximately 3,000 Joseon defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repel more than 30,000 Japanese forces in the Siege of Haengju.
  • 1825
    The Creek cede the last of their lands in Georgia to the United States government by the Treaty of Indian Springs, and migrate west.
  • 1832
    Ecuador annexes the Galápagos Islands.
  • 1909
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
  • 1912
    The Xuantong Emperor, the last Emperor of China, abdicates.
  • 2001
    NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touchdown in the “saddle” region of 433 Eros becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
  • 2002
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Horse in Chinese astrology.
  • 2002
    The trial of former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. He dies four years later before its conclusion.
  • 2004
    The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.

Who were born on February 12?

  • 1908
    Jacques Herbrand, French logician and mathematician (d. 1931)
  • 1926
    Joe Garagiola, American baseball player and announcer
  • 1933
    Costa-Gavras, Greek filmmaker
  • 1946
    Cliff DeYoung, American actor and musician
  • 1956
    Arsenio Hall, American actor and talk show host
  • 1967
    Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician
  • 1967
    Chris McKinstry, Canadian computer scientist
  • 1971
    Scott Menville American voice actor
  • 1980
    Sarah Lancaster, American actress
  • 1985
    Saskia Burmeister, Australian actress

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