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Sunday February 21, 2016

February 21: Day of the Week

February 21, 2016 was the 52nd day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 314 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.

February 2016

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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 21: This Day in History

In addition, it’s the first day of the astronomical winter.

February 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1440
    The Prussian Confederation is formed.
  • 1613
    Mikhail I is elected unanimously as Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.
  • 1804
    The first self-propelling steam locomotive makes its outing at the Pen-y-Darren Ironworks in Wales.
  • 1848
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish The Communist Manifesto.
  • 1874
    The Oakland Daily Tribune publishes its first edition.
  • 1878
    The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • 1921
    Constituent Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Georgia adopts the country’s first constitution.
  • 1952
    “ভাষা আন্দোলন”, “Bengali Language Movement” occurred in East Pakistan(now Bangladesh).
  • 1971
    The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.
  • 1973
    Over the Sinai Desert, Israeli fighter aircraft shoot down Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 jet killing 108.

Who were born on February 21?

  • 1924
    Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe 1980-1987; President of Zimbabwe 1987-present
  • 1949
    Jerry Harrison, American musician
  • 1975
    Troy Slaten, American actor
  • 1976
    Michael McIntyre English Comedian
  • 1976
    Ryan Smyth, Canadian hockey player
  • 1980
    Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Parthiva Sureshwaren, Indian racing driver
  • 1984
    Marco Paoloni, Italian footballer
  • 1987
    Ellen Page, Canadian actress
  • 1989
    Kristin Herrera, American actress

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