Thursday February 1, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 1: Day of the Week

February 1, 2024 was the 32nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 334 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

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

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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 1 Historical Event(s)

1793
French Revolutionary Wars: France declares war on the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
1814
Mayon Volcano, in the Philippines, erupts, killing around 1,200 people, the most devastating eruption of the volcano.
1861
American Civil War: Texas secedes from the United States.
1897
Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.
1968
The New York Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad are merged to form the ill-fated Penn Central Transportation.
1974
Kuala Lumpur is declared a Federal Territory.
1991
A runway collision between USAir Flight 1493 and SkyWest Flight 5569 at Los Angeles International Airport results in the death of 34 persons, and the injury of 30 others.
1996
The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
2004
251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
2041
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on February 1?

1462
Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)
1872
Jerome F. Donovan, American politician (d. 1949)
1909
George Beverly Shea, Canadian singer
1962
Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese guitarist
1964
Mario Pelchat, Canadian singer
1965
Sherilyn Fenn, American actress
1966
Michelle Akers, American soccer player
1969
Patrick Wilson, American musician (Weezer)
1974
Walter McCarty, American basketball player
1979
Julie Augustyniak, American soccer player

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