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)
- 1032Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor becomes King of Burgundy.
- 1461Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Mortimer’s Cross is fought in Herefordshire, England.
- 1848California Gold Rush: The first ship with Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
- 1848Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
- 1965New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Snake in Chinese astrology.
- 1974The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.
- 1987After the 1986 People Power Revolution the Philippines enacts a new constitution.
- 1989Soviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul.
- 1990Apartheid: F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to function legally and promises to release Nelson Mandela.
- 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?
- 1849Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921)
- 1897Aimé Avignon, France’s former oldest living man (d. 2007)
- 1916Xuân Diệu, Vietnamese poet (d. 1985)
- 1942Graham Nash, British-born American musician
- 1963Philip Laats, Belgian judoka
- 1966Andrei Chesnokov, Russian tennis player
- 1970C. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
- 1977Libor Sionko, Czech football player
- 1978Barry Ferguson, Scottish football player
- 1984Renn Kiriyama, Japanese actor
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