February 28, 1997: Day of the Week
February 28, 1997 was the 59th day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 306 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 20 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $52.34 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the February 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 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.
Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
February 28, 1997 Historical Event(s)
- 1997An earthquake in northern Iran is responsible for about 3,000 deaths.
- 1997An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in Armenia and Azerbaijan kills around 1,100 people
- 1997GRB 970228, a highly luminous flash of gamma rays, strikes the Earth for 80 seconds, providing early evidence that gamma-ray bursts occur well beyond the Milky Way.
- 1997The North Hollywood shootout takes place, resulting in the injury of 19 people and the deaths of both perpetrators.
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