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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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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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)

  • 356
    Emperor Constantius II issues a decree closing all pagan temples in the Roman Empire.
  • 1846
    In Austin, Texas the newly formed Texas state government is officially installed. The Republic of Texas government officially transfers power to the State of Texas government following Texas’ annexation by the United States.
  • 1921
    Rezā Shāh takes control of Tehran during a successful coup
  • 1945
    World War II: Battle of Iwo Jima – about 30,000 United States Marines land on the island of Iwo Jima.
  • 1953
    Censorship: Georgia approves the first literature censorship board in the United States.
  • 1963
    The publication of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique reawakens the Feminist Movement in the United States as women’s organizations and consciousness raising groups spread.
  • 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.
  • 2034
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Tiger in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on February 19?

  • 1802
    Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1881)
  • 1804
    David Wark, Canadian politician (d. 1905)
  • 1904
    Havank, Dutch writer (d. 1964)
  • 1939
    Gwen Taylor, English actress
  • 1951
    Stephen Nichols, American actor
  • 1975
    Daniel Adair, Canadian Drummer (Nickelback)
  • 1977
    Gianluca Zambrotta, Italian footballer
  • 1978
    Immortal Technique, Peruvian-born American rapper
  • 1980
    David Gandy, British model
  • 1981
    Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler

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