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Wednesday February 26, 2020

February 26: Day of the Week

February 26, 2020 was the 57th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 2020
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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 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 364
    Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
  • 1815
    Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.
  • 1920
    The first German Expressionist film and early horror movie, Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, premièred in Berlin.
  • 1935
    Adolf Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to be re-formed, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
  • 1952
    Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor-General of Canada.
  • 1966
    Apollo Program: Launch of AS-201, the first flight of the Saturn IB rocket
  • 1972
    The Buffalo Creek Flood caused by a burst dam kills 125 in West Virginia.
  • 1980
    Egypt and Israel establish full diplomatic relations.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: United States Army forces capture the town of Al Busayyah.
  • 2004
    Republic of Macedonia President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Who were born on February 26?

  • 1720
    Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)
  • 1907
    Dub Taylor, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1928
    Fats Domino, American musician
  • 1932
    Johnny Cash, American musician (d. 2003)
  • 1954
    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish politician, Prime Minister (2003–present)
  • 1980
    Steve Blake, American basketball player
  • 1984
    Beren Saat, Turkish actress
  • 1985
    Fernando Llorente, Spanish footballer
  • 1986
    Teresa Palmer, Australian model and actress
  • 1990
    Kateřina Cachová, Czech heptathlete

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