February 11: Day of the Week
February 11, 2021 was the 42nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 323 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.
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 11 Historical Event(s)
- 660 BCTraditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu.
- 1659The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
- 1794First session of United States Senate open to the public.
- 1812Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry “gerrymanders” for the first time.
- 1840Gaetano Donizetti’s opera La Fille du Régiment receives its first performance in Paris.
- 1939A Lockheed XP-38 flies from California to New York in 7 hours 2 minutes.
- 1959The Federation of Arab Emirates of the South, which will later become South Yemen, is created as a protectorate of the United Kingdom.
- 1987The Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.
- 1997Space Shuttle Discovery is launched on a mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope.
- 2032New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rat in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 11?
- 1380Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italian humanist (d. 1459)
- 1904Sir Keith Holyoake, Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1983)
- 1930Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
- 1934John Surtees, English motorcycle and race car driver
- 1934Mary Quant, English fashion designer
- 1938Simone de Oliveira, Portuguese actress
- 1949Guy Cloutier, French-Canadian music executive; father of Véronique Cloutier
- 1967Hank Gathers, American basketball player (d. 1990)
- 1976Brice Beckham, American actor
- 1991Christofer Ingle, American musician (Never Shout Never)
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