February 14: Day of the Week
February 14, 2022 is the 45th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1014Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry of Bavaria, King of Germany and of Italy, as Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1349Approximately 2,000 Jews are burned to death by mobs or forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg.
- 1797French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St. Vincent – John Jervis, (later 1st Earl of St Vincent) and Horatio Nelson (later 1st Viscount Nelson) lead the British Royal Navy to victory over a Spanish fleet in action near Gibraltar.
- 1835The original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is formed in Kirtland, Ohio.
- 1900Second Boer War: In South Africa, 20,000 British troops invade the Orange Free State.
- 1903The United States Department of Commerce and Labor is established (later split into Department of Commerce and Department of Labor).
- 1945World War II: Mostar is liberated by Yugoslav partisans.
- 1953New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Snake in Chinese astrology.
- 1966Australian currency is decimalised.
- 1989Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa encouraging Muslims to kill the author of The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie.
Who were born on February 14?
- 1913Jimmy Hoffa, American labor union leader (presumed d. 1975)
- 1931Brian Kelly, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1961Latifa, Tunisian singer
- 1962Philippe Sella, French rugby player
- 1962Sakina Jaffrey, Indian actress
- 1974Philippe Léonard, Belgian footballer
- 1979Paolo Ginestra, Italian footballer
- 1986Gao Lin, Chinese footballer
- 1987Julia Savicheva, Russian singer
- 1988Katie Boland, Canadian actress
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