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Sunday February 19, 2017

February 19: Day of the Week

February 19, 2017 was the 50th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 315 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 19 Historical Event(s)

  • 1674
    England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster, ending the Third Anglo-Dutch War. A provision of the agreement transfers the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam to England, and it is renamed New York.
  • 1847
    The first group of rescuers reaches the Donner Party.
  • 1945
    World War II: Battle of Iwo Jima – about 30,000 United States Marines land on the island of Iwo Jima.
  • 1959
    The United Kingdom grants Cyprus independence, which is then formally proclaimed on August 16, 1960.
  • 1972
    The Asama-Sansō hostage standoff begins in Japan.
  • 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
    Artificial heart recipient William J. Schroeder becomes the first such patient to leave hospital.
  • 1986
    The Soviet Union launches its Mir spacecraft. Remaining in orbit for 15 years, it is occupied for 10 of those years.
  • 1996
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 1999
    President Bill Clinton issues a posthumous pardon for U.S. Army Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper.

Who were born on February 19?

  • 1630
    Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (d. 1680)
  • 1869
    Hovhannes Tumanyan, Armenian poet and writer (d. 1923)
  • 1895
    Louis Calhern, American actor (d. 1956)
  • 1896
    André Breton, French poet (d. 1966)
  • 1938
    René Muñoz, Cuban-born Mexican actor and screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1954
    Sócrates, Brazilian footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1969
    Burton C. Bell, American vocalist
  • 1972
    Francine, American professional wrestler
  • 1975
    Daewon Song, Korean professional skateboarder
  • 1979
    Andrew Buchan, English Actor

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