February 2: Day of the Week
February 2, 2021 was the 33rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 332 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
- 1032Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor becomes King of Burgundy.
- 1207Terra Mariana, comprising present-day Estonia and Latvia, is established.
- 1876The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
- 1899The Australian Premiers’ Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia’s capital city, Canberra, between Sydney and Melbourne.
- 1901Funeral of Queen Victoria.
- 1908New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- 1966Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
- 1989Soviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul.
- 2004Swiss tennis player Roger Federer becomes the No. 1 ranked men’s singles player, a position he will hold for a record 237 weeks.
Who were born on February 2?
- 1650Nell Gwynne, English actress and royal mistress (d. 1687)
- 1902Newbold Morris, American politician (d. 1966)
- 1917Đỗ Mười, Vietnamese leader
- 1937Anthony Haden-Guest British American writer
- 1937Remak Ramsay, American actor
- 1946Constantine Papadakis, Greek-American businessman (d. 2009)
- 1965Carl Airey, English footballer
- 1965Naoki Sano, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1968Scott Erickson, American baseball player
- 1980Radric Davis, American rapper
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