February 12: Day of the Week
February 12, 2019 was the 43rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 322 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1554A year after claiming the throne of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason.
- 1593Japanese invasion of Korea: Approximately 3,000 Joseon defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repel more than 30,000 Japanese forces in the Siege of Haengju.
- 1771Gustav III becomes the King of Sweden.
- 1934In Spain the national council of Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista decides to merge the movement with the Falange Española.
- 1934The Austrian Civil War begins.
- 1946World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
- 1994Four men break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edward Munch’s iconic painting The Scream.
- 1999President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial.
- 2004The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.
- 2021New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Ox in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 12?
- 1768Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1835)
- 1897Vola Vale, American actress (d. 1970)
- 1931Janwillem van de Wetering, Dutch author (d. 2008)
- 1949Joaquín Sabina, Spanish singer and songwriter
- 1964Michel Petit, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1968Christopher McCandless, American nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild (d. 1992)
- 1968Josh Brolin, American actor
- 1969Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer
- 1972Sophie Zelmani, Swedish singer/songwriter
- 1979Richard Barnwell, English footballer
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