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Monday February 6, 2017

February 6: Day of the Week

February 6, 2017 is the 37th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 328 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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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 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1685
    James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
  • 1806
    Battle of San Domingo British naval victory against the French in the Caribbean.
  • 1815
    New Jersey grants the first American railroad charter to John Stevens.
  • 1833
    Otto becomes the first modern King of Greece.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The U.S. Navy gives the Union its first victory of the war, capturing Fort Henry, Tennesseein the Battle of Fort Henry.
  • 1933
    The 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution, establishing the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected federal offices, goes into effect.
  • 1934
    Far right leagues rally in front of the Palais Bourbon in an attempted coup against the French Third Republic, creating a political crisis in France.
  • 1951
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • 1976
    In testimony before a United States Senate subcommittee, Lockheed Corporation president Carl Kotchian admits that the company had paid out approximately million in bribes to the office of Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka.
  • 1981
    The National Resistance Army of Uganda launches an attack on a Ugandan Army installation in the central Mubende District to begin the Ugandan Bush War.

Who were born on February 6?

  • 1347
    Dorothea of Montau, Catholic saint (d. 1394)
  • 1721
    Christian Friedrich Heinecken, German child prodigy (d. 1725)
  • 1736
    Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, German-Austrian sculptor (d. 1783)
  • 1772
    Sir George Murray, Scottish soldier and politician (d. 1830)
  • 1796
    John Stevens Henslow, English botanist and geologist (d. 1861)
  • 1830
    Daniel Oliver, British botanist (d. 1916)
  • 1895
    Babe Ruth, American baseball player (d. 1948)
  • 1945
    Bob Marley, Jamaican musician (d. 1981)
  • 1971
    Carlos Rogers, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Joji Kato, Japanese speedskater

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