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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1076Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1831Ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay.
- 1900Second Boer War: In South Africa, 20,000 British troops invade the Orange Free State.
- 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.
- 1946The Bank of England is nationalized.
- 1956The XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union begins in Moscow. On the last night of the meeting, Premier Nikita Khrushchev condemns Joseph Stalin’s crimes in a secret speech.
- 1981Stardust Disaster: A fire in a Dublin nightclub kills 48 people
- 2005Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines’ Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.
- 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)
- 1917Herbert A. Hauptman, American mathematician, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 2011)
- 1920Judith Holzmeister, Austrian actress (d. 2008)
- 1951JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater
- 1952Nancy Keenan, American reproductive-rights advocate
- 1975Xie Hui, Chinese footballer
- 1976Liv Kristine, Norwegian singer (Leaves’ Eyes)
- 1985John Prats, Filipino Actor and Dancer
- 1986Oliver Lee, British actor
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