February 1: Day of the Week
February 1, 2021 was the 32nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 333 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
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.
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February 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1327Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
- 1713The Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan’s order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized.
- 1793French Revolutionary Wars: France declares war on the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
- 1796The capital of Upper Canada is moved from Newark to York.
- 1897Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.
- 1920The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations.
- 1942World War II: Josef Terboven, Reichskommissar of German-occupied Norway, appoints Vidkun Quisling the Minister President of the National Government.
- 1978Director Roman Polanski skips bail and flees the United States to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl.
- 2003New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- 2005King Gyanendra of Nepal carries out a coup d'état to capture the democracy, becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.
Who were born on February 1?
- 1796Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (d. 1865)
- 1878Milan Hodža, Slovak politician (d. 1944)
- 1937Garrett Morris, American comedian
- 1956Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1958Luther Blissett, English footballer
- 1962José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian footballer (d. 2004)
- 1962Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese guitarist
- 1968Kent Mercker, American baseball player
- 1979Juan Silveira dos Santos, Brazilian footballer
- 1984Darren Fletcher, Scottish footballer
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