February 14: Day of the Week
February 14, 2020 was the 45th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 321 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1349Approximately 2,000 Jews are burned to death by mobs or forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg.
- 1804Karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire.
- 1855Texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas.
- 1912Arizona is admitted as the 48th U.S. state.
- 1934New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 1943World War II: Rostov-on-Don, Russia is liberated.
- 1944World War II: Anti-Japanese revolt on Java.
- 1945President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy, officially starting the U.S.-Saudi diplomatic relationship.
- 1945World War II: Mostar is liberated by Yugoslav partisans.
- 1945World War II: Prague is bombed probably due to a mistake in the orientation of the pilots bombing Dresden.
Who were born on February 14?
- 1884Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
- 1894Jack Benny, American actor and comedian (d. 1974)
- 1916Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (d. 1996)
- 1947Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1975)
- 1951Kevin Keegan, English footballer
- 1967Manuela Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player
- 1973Steve McNair, American football player (d. 2009)
- 1977Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (d. 2007)
- 1981Randy de Puniet, French motorcycle racer
- 1985Karima Adebibe, Moroccan-born British actress and model
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