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.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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February 20 Historical Event(s)
- 1339The Milanese army and the St. George’s (San Giorgio) Mercenaries of Lodrisio Visconti clashed in the Battle of Parabiago.
- 1835Concepción, Chile is destroyed by an earthquake.
- 1872In New York City the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens.
- 1901The legislature of Hawaii Territory convenes for the first time.
- 1920New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- 1944World War II: The United States takes Eniwetok Island.
- 1978The last Order of Victory is bestowed upon Leonid Brezhnev.
- 1988The Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast votes to secede from Azerbaijan and join Armenia, triggering the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
- 1989An IRA bomb destroys a section of a British Army barracks in Ternhill, England
- 1991A gigantic statue of Albania’s long-time leader, Enver Hoxha, is brought down in the Albanian capital Tirana, by mobs of angry protesters.
Who were born on February 20?
- 1753Louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815)
- 1920Evgeny Dragunov, Russian weapons designer (d. 1991)
- 1927Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2005)
- 1934Bobby Unser, American racing driver
- 1936Shigeo Nagashima, Japanese baseball player and coach
- 1948Jennifer O'Neill, Brazilian-born actress
- 1954Billy Pontoni, Colombian musician
- 1957Glen Hanlon, Canadian ice hockey coach
- 1967Lili Taylor, American actress
- 1969Vaginal Davis, American drag queen and performance artist
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