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Wednesday February 22, 2023

February 22: Day of the Week

February 22, 2023 is the 53rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 312 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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

February 2023

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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 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1797
    The Last Invasion of Britain begins near Fishguard, Wales.
  • 1862
    Jefferson Davis is officially inaugurated for a six-year term as the President of the Confederate States of America in Richmond, Virginia. He was previously inaugurated as a provisional president on February 18, 1861.
  • 1882
    The Serbian kingdom is refounded.
  • 1909
    The sixteen battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by USS Connecticut, return to the United States after a voyage around the world.
  • 1942
    World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.
  • 1973
    Cold War: Following President Richard Nixon’s visit to the People’s Republic of China, the two countries agree to establish liaison offices.
  • 1979
    Independence of Saint Lucia from the United Kingdom.
  • 1983
    The notorious Broadway flop Moose Murders opens and closes on the same night at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.
  • 1997
    In Roslin, Scotland, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned.
  • 2011
    An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 181 people.

Who were born on February 22?

  • 1880
    Frigyes Riesz, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1956)
  • 1902
    Fritz Strassmann, German physicist (d. 1980)
  • 1903
    Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (d. 1969)
  • 1903
    Morley Callaghan, Canadian writer (d. 1990)
  • 1903
    Robert Weede, American baritone (d. 1972)
  • 1921
    Wayne Booth, American literary critic (d. 2005)
  • 1969
    Clinton Kelly, American TV personality
  • 1977
    Timo Rose, German filmmaker
  • 1986
    Miko Hughes, American actor
  • 1988
    Kévin Borlée, Belgian athlete

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