February 14: Day of the Week
February 14, 2021 was the 45th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 320 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters AEDSXYHO? Check your answers here: Word solver AEDSXYHO. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
February 14 Historical Event(s)
- 842Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German languages.
- 1014Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry of Bavaria, King of Germany and of Italy, as Holy Roman Emperor.
- 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.
- 1912Arizona is admitted as the 48th U.S. state.
- 1918The Soviet Union adopts the Gregorian calendar (on 1 February according to the Julian calendar).
- 1945President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy, officially starting the U.S.-Saudi diplomatic relationship.
- 1962First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy takes television viewers on a tour of the White House.
- 199092 people are killed aboard Indian Airlines Flight 605 at Bangalore, India.
- 2010New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 14?
- 1763Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (d. 1813)
- 1818Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist (d. 1895)
- 1846Julian Scott, American artist and American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1901)
- 1927Lois Maxwell, Canadian actress (d. 2007)
- 1933Madhubala, Indian actress (d. 1969)
- 1939Eugene Fama, American economist
- 1943Maceo Parker, American musician (P-Funk)
- 1947Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1975)
- 1979Paolo Ginestra, Italian footballer
- 1986Ace Asero, Filipino Rapper
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.