Thursday February 15, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 15: Day of the Week

February 15, 2024 was the 46th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 320 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

February 15 Historical Event(s)

1637
Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
1764
The city of St. Louis, Missouri is established.
1862
American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant attacks Fort Donelson, Tennessee.
1879
Women’s rights: American President Rutherford B. Hayes signs a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.
1909
The Flores Theater fire in Acapulco, Mexico kills 250.
1949
Gerald Lankester Harding and Roland de Vaux begin excavations at Cave 1 of the Qumran Caves, where they will eventually discover the first seven Dead Sea Scrolls.
1972
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rat in Chinese astrology.
1972
Sound recordings are granted U.S. federal copyright protection for the first time.
1999
Abdullah Öcalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party, is arrested in Kenya.
2001
First draft of the complete human genome is published in Nature.

Who were born on February 15?

1820
Susan B. Anthony, American suffragist (d. 1906)
1841
Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, Brazilian politician (d. 1913)
1914
Hale Boggs, American politician (d. 1972)
1939
Ole Ellefsæter, Norwegian cross-country skier
1948
Art Spiegelman, American cartoonist
1954
Matt Groening, American cartoonist
1969
Josh Marshall, American journalist
1973
Kateřina Neumannová, Czech cross country skier
1979
Scott Severin, Scottish footballer
1981
Heurelho Gomes, Brazilian footballer

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