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Saturday February 20, 2016

February 20: Day of the Week

February 20, 2016 was the 51st day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 315 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

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

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces 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 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 1810
    Andreas Hofer, Tirolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon’s forces, is executed.
  • 1913
    King O'Malley drives in the first survey peg to mark commencement of work on the construction of Canberra.
  • 1920
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  • 1942
    Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America’s first World War II flying ace.
  • 1943
    The Parícutin volcano begins to form in Parícutin, Mexico.
  • 1944
    World War II: The United States takes Eniwetok Island.
  • 1987
    Unabomber: In Salt Lake City, a bomb explodes in a computer store.
  • 1998
    American figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold-medalist at the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
  • 2003
    During a Great White concert in West Warwick, Rhode Island, a pyrotechnics display sets the club ablaze, killing 100 and injuring over 200 others.
  • 2010
    In Madeira Island, Portugal, heavy rain causes floods and mudslides, resulting in at least 43 deaths, in the worst disaster in the history of the archipelago.

Who were born on February 20?

  • 1926
    Richard Matheson, American author
  • 1936
    Shigeo Nagashima, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • 1943
    Moshe Cotel, American composer and pianist
  • 1947
    Peter Strauss, American actor
  • 1951
    Edward Albert, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1956
    Rick Green, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1967
    David Herman, American comedian
  • 1976
    Gail Kim, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1983
    Jose Morales, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1984
    Brian McCann, American baseball player

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