February 21: Day of the Week
February 21, 2021 was the 52nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 313 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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February 21: This Day in History
In addition, it’s the first day of the astronomical winter.
February 21 Historical Event(s)
- 362Athanasius returns to Alexandria.
- 1543Battle of Wayna Daga – A combined army of Ethiopian and Portuguese troops defeats a Muslim army led by Ahmed Gragn.
- 1613Mikhail I is elected unanimously as Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.
- 1842John Greenough is granted the first U.S. patent for the sewing machine.
- 1921Constituent Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Georgia adopts the country’s first constitution.
- 1948NASCAR is incorporated.
- 1971The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.
- 1973Over the Sinai Desert, Israeli fighter aircraft shoot down Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 jet killing 108.
- 1975Watergate scandal: Former United States Attorney General John N. Mitchell and former White House aides H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are sentenced to prison.
- 2004The first European political party organization, the European Greens, is established in Rome.
Who were born on February 21?
- 1888Clemence Dane, British novelist and playwright (d. 1965)
- 1903Raymond Queneau, French poet and novelist (d. 1976)
- 1917Lucille Bremer, American actress (d. 1996)
- 1925Sam Peckinpah, American director (d. 1984)
- 1945Walter Momper, German politician
- 1976Michael McIntyre English Comedian
- 1979Lonnie Ford, American football player
- 1982Bernhard Auinger, Austrian racing driver
- 1984Andrew Ellis, New Zealand All Black rugby union player
- 1987Enrique David Mateo, Brazilian footballer
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