Tuesday February 20, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 20: Day of the Week

February 20, 2024 was the 51st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 315 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces 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.

February 20 Historical Event(s)

1339
The Milanese army and the St. George’s (San Giorgio) Mercenaries of Lodrisio Visconti clashed in the Battle of Parabiago.
1810
Andreas Hofer, Tirolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon’s forces, is executed.
1877
The world’s first professional sports league, the International Association for Professional Base Ball Players is founded in Pittsburgh.
1920
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
1942
Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America’s first World War II flying ace.
1943
The Saturday Evening Post publishes the first of Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms in support of United States President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union address theme of Four Freedoms.
1944
World War II: The United States takes Eniwetok Island.
1952
Emmett Ashford becomes the first African-American umpire in organized baseball by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.
1988
The Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast votes to secede from Azerbaijan and join Armenia, triggering the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
2005
Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout.

Who were born on February 20?

1956
Rick Green, Canadian ice hockey player
1960
Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000)
1961
Imogen Stubbs, British actress
1963
Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou, Greek politician
1964
French Stewart, American actor
1971
Calpernia Addams, transgender activist
1976
Gail Kim, Canadian professional wrestler
1977
Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer and model
1984
Ramzee Robinson, American football player
1988
Jiah Khan, Indian actress

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