Sunday February 11, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 11: Day of the Week

February 11, 2024 was the 42nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 324 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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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 11 Historical Event(s)

244
Emperor Gordian III is murdered by mutinous soldiers in Zaitha (Mesopotamia). A mound is raised at Carchemish in his memory.
1808
Jesse Fell burns anthracite on an open grate as an experiment in heating homes with coal.
1843
Giuseppe Verdi’s opera I Lombardi receives its first performance in Milan.
1855
Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam
1889
Meiji Constitution of Japan is adopted; the first Diet of Japan convenes in 1890.
1903
Anton Bruckner’s 9th Symphony receives its first performance in Vienna.
1906
Pope Pius X publishes the encyclical Vehementer nos.
1916
Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control.
1937
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
1959
The Federation of Arab Emirates of the South, which will later become South Yemen, is created as a protectorate of the United Kingdom.

Who were born on February 11?

1821
Auguste-Édouard Mariette, French Egyptologist (d. 1881)
1894
Alfonso Leng, Chilean composer (d. 1974)
1908
Vivian Ernest Fuchs, English geologist (d. 1999)
1934
John Surtees, English motorcycle and race car driver
1936
Burt Reynolds, American actor
1963
José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer
1969
Andreas Hilfiker, Swiss footballer
1975
Jacque Vaughn, American basketball player
1976
Tony Battie, American basketball player
1979
Brandy, American singer and actress

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