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Wednesday February 5, 2020

February 5: Day of the Week

February 5, 2020 was the 36th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 330 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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

Aquarius 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 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 62
    Earthquake in Pompeii, Italy.
  • 1576
    Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins the Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1782
    Spanish defeat British forces and capture Minorca.
  • 1810
    Peninsular War: Siege of Cádiz begins.
  • 1913
    Greek military aviators, Michael Moutoussis and Aristeidis Moraitinis perform the first naval air mission in history, with a Farman MF.7 hydroplane.
  • 1919
    Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
  • 1943
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  • 1962
    French President Charles De Gaulle calls for Algeria to be granted independence.
  • 1988
    Manuel Noriega is indicted on drug smuggling and money laundering charges.
  • 2004
    Twenty-three Chinese people drown when a group of 35 cockle-pickers are trapped by rising tides in Morecambe Bay, England. Twenty-one bodies are recovered.

Who were born on February 5?

  • 1903
    Joan Whitney Payson, American heiress (d. 1975)
  • 1919
    Red Buttons, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1936
    K. S. Nissar Ahmed, Kannada Poet
  • 1965
    Keith Moseley, American musician (The String Cheese Incident)
  • 1969
    Michael Sheen, Welsh actor
  • 1975
    Adam Carson, American musician (AFI)
  • 1976
    Brian Moorman, American football player
  • 1978
    Brian Russell, American football player
  • 1987
    Linus Omark, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1989
    Jeremy Sumpter, American actor

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