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Sunday February 19, 2017

February 19: Day of the Week

February 19, 2017 is the 50th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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 19 Historical Event(s)

  • 1594
    Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden.
  • 1819
    British explorer William Smith discovers the South Shetland Islands, and claims them in the name of King George III.
  • 1884
    More than sixty tornadoes strike the Southern United States, one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.
  • 1915
    World War I: The first naval attack on the Dardanelles begins when a strong Anglo-French task force bombards Ottoman artillery along the coast of Gallipoli.
  • 1937
    Yekatit 12: During a public ceremony at the Viceregal Palace (the former Imperial residence) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, two Eritrean nationalists attempt to kill viceroy Rodolfo Graziani with a number of grenades. Italian authorities exact vicious reprisals on the population.
  • 1953
    Censorship: Georgia approves the first literature censorship board in the United States.
  • 1978
    Egyptian forces raid Larnaca International Airport in an attempt to intervene in a hijacking, without authorisation from the Republic of Cyprus authorities. The Cypriot National Guard and Police forces kill 15 Egyptian commandos and destroy the Egyptian C-130 transport plane in open combat.
  • 1985
    Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 crashes into Mount Oiz in Spain, killing 148.
  • 1996
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 2001
    The Oklahoma City bombing museum is dedicated at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.

Who were born on February 19?

  • 1899
    Lucio Fontana, Italian-Argentinian painter and sculptor (d. 1968)
  • 1924
    David Bronstein, Ukrainian chess player (d. 2006)
  • 1945
    Michael Nader, American actor
  • 1949
    Danielle Bunten Berry, American software developer (d. 1998)
  • 1956
    Kathleen Beller, American actress
  • 1957
    Lorianne Crook, Television Personality
  • 1973
    Eric Lange, Nickelodeon’s Victorious Mr. Sikowitz
  • 1975
    Daewon Song, Korean professional skateboarder
  • 1980
    Mike Miller, American basketball player
  • 1983
    Assunta De Rossi, Filipino actress

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