February 15: Day of the Week
February 15, 2016 was the 46th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 320 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 1835The first constitutional law in modern Serbia is adopted.
- 1862American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant attacks Fort Donelson, Tennessee.
- 1944World War II: The assault on Monte Cassino, Italy, begins.
- 1961Sabena Flight 548 crashes in Belgium, killing 73, including the entire United States figure skating team, several coaches and family members.
- 1970A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea during takeoff from Santo Domingo, killing 102.
- 1971The decimalisation of British coinage is completed on Decimal Day.
- 1972José María Velasco Ibarra, serving as President of Ecuador for the fifth time, is overthrown by the military for the fourth time.
- 1972New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rat in Chinese astrology.
- 1994Standard of the President of Russia is established.
- 1996At the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China, a Long March 3 rocket, carrying an Intelsat 708, crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing many people.
Who were born on February 15?
- 1835Demetrius Vikelas, Greek author (d. 1908)
- 1873Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1964)
- 1893Walter Donaldson, American songwriter (d. 1947)
- 1899Gale Sondergaard, American actress (d. 1985)
- 1910Irena Sendler, Polish social worker (d. 2008)
- 1927Harvey Korman, American actor and comedian (d. 2008)
- 1934Graham Kennedy, Australian actor (d. 2005)
- 1969Bryan Williams, American record executive and rapper
- 1974Tomi Putaansuu, Finnish singer (Lordi)
- 1978Tuan Le, American poker player
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