February 2: Day of the Week
February 2, 2021 is the 33rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 962Translatio imperii: Pope John XII crowns Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, the first Holy Roman Emperor in nearly 40 years.
- 1848Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
- 1901Funeral of Queen Victoria.
- 1920The Tartu Peace Treaty is signed between Estonia and Russia.
- 1922Ulysses by James Joyce is published.
- 1925The Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake strikes northeastern North America.
- 1943World War II: The Battle of Stalingrad comes to conclusion as Soviet troops accept the surrender of 91,000 remnants of the Axis forces.
- 1946New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 1971Idi Amin replaces President Milton Obote as leader of Uganda.
- 1982Hama Massacre: Syria attacks the town of Hama.
Who were born on February 2?
- 1786Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, French mathematician (d. 1856)
- 1829Alfred Brehm, German zoologist (d. 1884)
- 1888Frederick Lane, Australian swimmer (d. 1969)
- 1923Liz Smith, American gossip columnist
- 1937Tom Smothers, American musician and comedian
- 1940David Jason, English actor
- 1950Osamu Kido, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1955Leszek Engelking, Polish poet, writer and translator
- 1973Marissa Jaret Winokur, American actress
- 1987Gerard Piqué, Spanish football player
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