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Saturday February 26, 2022

February 26: Day of the Week

February 26, 2022 was the 57th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 308 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

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

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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 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1266
    Battle of Benevento: An army led by Charles, Count of Anjou, defeats a combined German and Sicilian force led by King Manfred of Sicily. Manfred is killed in the battle and Pope Clement IV invests Charles as king of Sicily and Naples.
  • 1815
    Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.
  • 1917
    The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first jazz record, for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
  • 1935
    Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the development of RADAR in the United Kingdom.
  • 1936
    In the February 26 Incident, young Japanese military officers attempt to stage a coup against the government.
  • 1971
    U.N. Secretary General U Thant signs United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day.
  • 1972
    The Buffalo Creek Flood caused by a burst dam kills 125 in West Virginia.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: United States Army forces capture the town of Al Busayyah.
  • 1993
    World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand.
  • 2004
    Republic of Macedonia President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Who were born on February 26?

  • 1714
    James Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758)
  • 1715
    Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (d. 1771)
  • 1857
    Émile Coué, French psychologist (d. 1926)
  • 1901
    Dwight Wilson, Canadian Soldier (d. 2007)
  • 1902
    Jean Bruller, alias Vercors, French writer and illustrator (d. 1991)
  • 1922
    Karl Aage Præst, Danish football player
  • 1968
    J. T. Snow, American baseball player
  • 1971
    Hélène Ségara, French singer
  • 1984
    Beren Saat, Turkish actress
  • 1988
    Matteo Ciofani, Italian footballer

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