Thursday February 22, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 22: Day of the Week

February 22, 2024 was the 53rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 313 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

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

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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 22 Historical Event(s)

1879
In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and dime Woolworth stores.
1889
President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.
1942
World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.
1943
World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
1944
World War II: American aircraft mistakenly bomb the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
1948
Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.
1957
Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Ban Me Thuot.
1972
The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.
1994
Aldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union.
1995
The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified.

Who were born on February 22?

1922
Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
1928
Axel Strøbye, Danish actor (d. 2005)
1944
Robert Kardashian, American lawyer (d. 2003)
1950
Miou-Miou, French actress
1953
Nigel Planer, British actor
1956
Hugh Hewitt, American religious leader
1962
Lenda Murray, American bodybuilder
1964
Gigi Fernandez, Puerto Rican tennis player
1977
Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
1984
Giorgos Printezis, Greek basketball player

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