February 15: Day of the Week
February 15, 2021 was the 46th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 319 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 1493While on board the Niña, Christopher Columbus writes an open letter (widely distributed upon his return to Portugal) describing his discoveries and the unexpected items he came across in the New World.
- 1804The Serbian revolution begins.
- 1835The first constitutional law in modern Serbia is adopted.
- 1862American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant attacks Fort Donelson, Tennessee.
- 1909The Flores Theater fire in Acapulco, Mexico kills 250.
- 1952King George VI is buried in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
- 1972Sound recordings are granted U.S. federal copyright protection for the first time.
- 1979Don Dunstan resigns as Premier of South Australia, ending a decade of sweeping social liberalisation.
- 1991New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- 1991The Visegrád Agreement, establishing cooperation to move toward free-market systems, is signed by the leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland.
Who were born on February 15?
- 1564Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and physicist (d. 1642)
- 1849Sir Rickman Godlee, English surgeon (d. 1925)
- 1873Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1964)
- 1877Louis Renault, French automobile executive (d. 1944)
- 1905Harold Arlen, American composer (d. 1986)
- 1934Niklaus Wirth, Swiss computer scientist
- 1964Mark Price, American basketball player
- 1969Bryan Williams, American record executive and rapper
- 1972Jaromír Jágr, Czech hockey player
- 1988Hironori Kusano, Japanese singer
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