February 2: Day of the Week
February 2, 2018 was the 33rd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 332 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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 2 Historical Event(s)
- 506Alaric II, eighth king of the Visigoths promulgates The Breviary of Alaric (Breviarium Alaricianum or Lex Romana Visigothorum) a collection of Roman law.
- 1536Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- 1848California Gold Rush: The first ship with Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
- 1848Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
- 1876The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
- 1887In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.
- 1913Grand Central Terminal is opened in New York City.
- 1927New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- 1946The Hungarian Republic is proclaimed.
- 1976The Groundhog Day gale hits the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.
Who were born on February 2?
- 1695François de Chevert, French general (d. 1769)
- 1695William Borlase, English naturalist (d. 1772)
- 1717Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (d. 1790)
- 1861Solomon R. Guggenheim, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1949)
- 1902Jane Ising, German-born wife of Ernst Ising
- 1902Newbold Morris, American politician (d. 1966)
- 1969Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer
- 1975Donald Driver, American football player
- 1982Kelly Mazzante, American basketball player
- 1993Ravel Morrison, English footballer
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