February 21: Day of the Week
February 21, 2022 is the 52nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1440The Prussian Confederation is formed.
- 1842John Greenough is granted the first U.S. patent for the sewing machine.
- 1878The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, Connecticut.
- 1885The newly completed Washington Monument is dedicated.
- 1918The last Carolina Parakeet dies in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo.
- 1919Kurt Eisner, German socialist, is assassinated. His death results in the establishment of the Bavarian Soviet Republic and parliament and government fleeing Munich, Germany.
- 1945World War II: Japanese Kamikaze planes sink the escort carrier Bismarck Sea and damage the Saratoga.
- 1952“ভাষা আন্দোলন”, “Bengali Language Movement” occurred in East Pakistan(now Bangladesh).
- 1965Malcolm X is assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City by members of the Nation of Islam.
- 1971The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.
Who were born on February 21?
- 1867Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire (d. 1934)
- 1927Erma Bombeck, American humorist (d. 1996)
- 1958Alan Trammell, baseball player and manager
- 1960Steve Wynn, American singer
- 1970Michael Slater, Australian cricketer
- 1973Bowie Tsang, Taiwanese singer and TV host
- 1979Lonnie Ford, American football player
- 1980Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer
- 1981Jun Kaname, Japanese actor
- 2001Isabella Acres, American actress
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