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Monday February 20, 2017

February 20: Day of the Week

February 20, 2017 was the 51st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 314 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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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)

  • 1547
    Edward VI of England is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.
  • 1792
    The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington.
  • 1813
    Manuel Belgrano defeats the royalist army of Pío de Tristán during the Battle of Salta.
  • 1835
    Concepción, Chile is destroyed by an earthquake.
  • 1877
    Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake receives its première performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
  • 1935
    Caroline Mikkelsen becomes the first woman to set foot in Antarctica.
  • 1965
    Ranger 8 crashes into the moon after a successful mission of photographing possible landing sites for the Apollo program astronauts.
  • 1985
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
  • 1991
    A gigantic statue of Albania’s long-time leader, Enver Hoxha, is brought down in the Albanian capital Tirana, by mobs of angry protesters.
  • 2009
    Two Tamil Tigers aircraft packed with C4 explosives en-route to the national airforce headquarters are shot down by the Sri Lankan military before reaching their target, in a kamikaze style attack.

Who were born on February 20?

  • 1888
    Georges Bernanos, French writer (d. 1948)
  • 1898
    Jimmy Yancey, American pianist (d. 1951)
  • 1913
    Tommy Henrich, American baseball player (d. 2009)
  • 1925
    Heinz Kluncker, German trade union leader (d. 2005)
  • 1925
    Robert Altman, American film director (d. 2006)
  • 1944
    Robert de Cotret, Canadian politician (d. 1999)
  • 1946
    Richard Cocciante, French-Italian singer and songwriter
  • 1977
    Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer and model
  • 1978
    Jakki Degg, English glamour model/actress
  • 1978
    Lauren Ambrose, American actress

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