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Sunday February 17, 2019

February 17: Day of the Week

February 17, 2019 was the 48th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 317 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.

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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.

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February 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1370
    Northern Crusades: Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Teutonic Knights meet in the Battle of Rudau.
  • 1838
    Weenen massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.
  • 1865
    American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina, is burned as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union forces.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins. The battle ends in an American victory on February 22.
  • 1950
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  • 1959
    Project Vanguard: Vanguard 2 – The first weather satellite is launched to measure cloud-cover distribution.
  • 1965
    Project Ranger: The Ranger 8 probe launches on its mission to photograph the Mare Tranquillitatis region of the Moon in preparation for the manned Apollo missions. Mare Tranquillitatis or the “Sea of Tranquility” would become the site chosen for the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
  • 1996
    NASA’s Discovery Program begins as the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lifts off on the first mission ever to orbit and land on an asteroid, 433 Eros.
  • 2006
    A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.
  • 2008
    Kosovo declares independence.

Who were born on February 17?

  • 1524
    Charles of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1574)
  • 1740
    Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, Swiss physicist and founder of alpinism (d. 1799)
  • 1848
    Albert Gustaf Dahlman, Swedish executioner, the last to carry out capital punishment in Sweden (d. 1920)
  • 1936
    Jim Brown, American football player
  • 1971
    Martyn Bennett, Canadian composer (d. 2005)
  • 1972
    LG Petrov, Swedish singer (Entombed)
  • 1975
    Harisu, South Korean singer, model and actress
  • 1977
    Wong Choong Hann, Malaysian badminton player
  • 1979
    Dee, Puerto Rican pornographic actress
  • 1993
    Philip Wiegratz, German actor

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