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Friday February 5, 2016

February 5: Day of the Week

February 5, 2016 was the 36th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 330 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius 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 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 1576
    Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins the Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1778
    South Carolina becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.
  • 1818
    Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
  • 1885
    King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal possession.
  • 1913
    Greek military aviators, Michael Moutoussis and Aristeidis Moraitinis perform the first naval air mission in history, with a Farman MF.7 hydroplane.
  • 1941
    World War II: Allied forces begin the Battle of Keren to capture Keren, Eritrea.
  • 1943
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  • 1945
    World War II: General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila.
  • 1946
    The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
  • 1963
    The European Court of Justice’s ruling in Van Gend en Loos v Nederlandse Administratie der Belastingen establishes the principle of direct effect, one of the most important, if not the most important, decisions in the development of European Union law.

Who were born on February 5?

  • 1929
    Luc Ferrari, French composer (d. 2005)
  • 1951
    Russell Grant, British astrologer
  • 1953
    John Beilein, American basketball coach
  • 1963
    Steven Shainberg, American film director
  • 1964
    Duff McKagan, American musician (Guns N' Roses)
  • 1968
    Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor
  • 1976
    Brian Moorman, American football player
  • 1978
    Brian Russell, American football player
  • 1978
    Shawn Reaves, American actor
  • 1987
    Linus Omark, Swedish ice hockey player

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