February 12: Day of the Week
February 12, 2020 was the 43rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 323 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1429English forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army besieging Orleans from attack by the Comte de Clermont and Sir John Stewart of Darnley in the Battle of Rouvray (also known as the Battle of the Herrings).
- 1502Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.
- 1541Santiago, Chile is founded by Pedro de Valdivia.
- 1733Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah (known as Georgia Day).
- 1818Bernardo O'Higgins formally approved the Chilean Declaration of Independence near Concepción, Chile.
- 1825The Creek cede the last of their lands in Georgia to the United States government by the Treaty of Indian Springs, and migrate west.
- 1909The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
- 1992The current Constitution of Mongolia comes into effect.
- 1994Four men break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edward Munch’s iconic painting The Scream.
- 2040New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 12?
- 1922Hussein Onn, Malaysian politician, Prime Minister (1976–1981) (d. 1990)
- 1937Charles Dumas, American athlete (d. 2004)
- 1953Nabil Shaban, British actor
- 1965Christine Elise, American actress
- 1965John Michael Higgins, American actor
- 1967Chris McKinstry, Canadian computer scientist
- 1972Owen Nolan, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1973Tara Strong, Canadian voice actress
- 1978Brett Hodgson, Australian rugby league footballer
- 1979Jesse Spencer, Australian actor
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