February 6: Day of the Week
February 6, 2021 was the 37th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 328 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.
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 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1788Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- 1815New Jersey grants the first American railroad charter to John Stevens.
- 1819Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore.
- 1840Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, establishing New Zealand as a British colony.
- 1843The first minstrel show in the United States, The Virginia Minstrels, opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).
- 1900The international arbitration court at The Hague is created when the Senate of the Netherlands ratifies an 1899 peace conference decree.
- 1913New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Ox in Chinese astrology.
- 1934Far right leagues rally in front of the Palais Bourbon in an attempted coup against the French Third Republic, creating a political crisis in France.
- 1978The Blizzard of 1978, one of the worst Nor'easters in New England history, hit the region, with sustained winds of 65 mph and snowfall of 4\" an hour.
- 2000Second Chechen War: Russia captures Grozny, Chechnya, forcing the separatist Chechen Republic of Ichkeria government into exile.
Who were born on February 6?
- 1833José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
- 1894Kirpal Singh, Indian religious figure (d. 1974)
- 1940Jimmy Tarbuck, British comedian
- 1942James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
- 1946Jim Turner, American politician
- 1952Viktor Giacobbo, Swiss writer, comedian, moderator and actor
- 1968Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer
- 1971Carlos Rogers, American basketball player
- 1975Svend-Allan Sørensen, Danish artist
- 1984Piret Järvis, Estonian singer
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