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Thursday February 2, 2017

February 2: Day of the Week

February 2, 2017 is the 33rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

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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 2 Historical Event(s)

  • 506
    Alaric II, eighth king of the Visigoths promulgates The Breviary of Alaric (Breviarium Alaricianum or Lex Romana Visigothorum) a collection of Roman law.
  • 1542
    Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Muslim-occupied hill fort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
  • 1848
    California Gold Rush: The first ship with Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
  • 1920
    France occupies Memel.
  • 1925
    Serum run to Nome: Dog sleds reach Nome, Alaska with diphtheria serum, inspiring the Iditarod race.
  • 1935
    Leonarde Keeler tests the first polygraph machine.
  • 1965
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Snake in Chinese astrology.
  • 1966
    Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
  • 1976
    The Groundhog Day gale hits the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.
  • 1990
    Apartheid: F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to function legally and promises to release Nelson Mandela.

Who were born on February 2?

  • 1754
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, French diplomat and statesman (d. 1838)
  • 1860
    Curtis Guild, Jr., American politician (d. 1915)
  • 1861
    Solomon R. Guggenheim, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1949)
  • 1912
    Millvina Dean, last living survivor of the RMS Titanic (d. 2009)
  • 1918
    Hella S. Haasse, Dutch writer
  • 1927
    Stan Getz, American musician (d. 1991)
  • 1950
    Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1954
    Christie Brinkley, American model
  • 1962
    Andy Fordham, English darts player
  • 1983
    Alex Westaway, British musician

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