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Tuesday February 7, 2017

February 7: Day of the Week

February 7, 2017 is the 38th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 327 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1301
    Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
  • 1842
    Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
  • 1856
    The colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the second piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot.
  • 1863
    HMS Orpheus sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.
  • 1907
    The Mud March is the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
  • 1940
    The second full length animated Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.
  • 1948
    Neil Harvey becomes the youngest Australian to score a century in Test cricket.
  • 1984
    Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B Mission – Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).
  • 1986
    Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
  • 1997
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on February 7?

  • 1891
    Ann Little, American actress (d. 1984)
  • 1905
    Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1983)
  • 1946
    Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (d. 2011)
  • 1954
    Dieter Bohlen German composer
  • 1958
    Matt Ridley, British scientist and science writer
  • 1968
    Sully Erna, American singer (Godsmack)
  • 1977
    Georgios Alexopoulos, Greek soccer player
  • 1977
    Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
  • 1983
    Teshome Getu, Ethiopian soccer player
  • 1985
    Devis Nossa, Italian footballer

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