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Tuesday February 21, 2017

February 21: Day of the Week

February 21, 2017 was the 52nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 313 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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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.

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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)

  • 1440
    The Prussian Confederation is formed.
  • 1613
    Mikhail I is elected unanimously as Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.
  • 1804
    The first self-propelling steam locomotive makes its outing at the Pen-y-Darren Ironworks in Wales.
  • 1848
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish The Communist Manifesto.
  • 1885
    The newly completed Washington Monument is dedicated.
  • 1952
    “ভাষা আন্দোলন”, “Bengali Language Movement” occurred in East Pakistan(now Bangladesh).
  • 1970
    Swissair Flight 330: A mid-air bomb explosion and subsequent crash kills 38 passengers and nine crew members near Zürich, Switzerland.
  • 1975
    Watergate scandal: Former United States Attorney General John N. Mitchell and former White House aides H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are sentenced to prison.
  • 1995
    Steve Fossett lands in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.
  • 2004
    The first European political party organization, the European Greens, is established in Rome.

Who were born on February 21?

  • 1817
    Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Spanish dramatist (d. 1893)
  • 1903
    Raymond Queneau, French poet and novelist (d. 1976)
  • 1910
    Carmine Galante, American gangster (d. 1979)
  • 1924
    Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe 1980-1987; President of Zimbabwe 1987-present
  • 1936
    Barbara Jordan, American politician (d. 1996)
  • 1942
    Margarethe von Trotta, German actress and film director
  • 1947
    Johnny Echols, American musician
  • 1964
    Huw Higginson, British actor
  • 1969
    Corey Harris, American musician
  • 1973
    Justin Sane, American punk musician

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