February 7: Day of the Week
February 7, 2020 was the 38th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 328 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1301Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
- 1795The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
- 1842Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
- 1948Neil Harvey becomes the youngest Australian to score a century in Test cricket.
- 1948Sancheong-Hamyang massacre:Korean War
- 1962The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports.
- 1978New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- 1986Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
- 1990Dissolution of the Soviet Union: The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.
- 1995Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Who were born on February 7?
- 1102Empress Matilda, Princess of England and wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1169)
- 1837Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and philologist (d. 1915)
- 1889Harry Nyquist, important contributor to information theory (d. 1976)
- 1954Dieter Bohlen German composer
- 1965Chris Rock, American actor and comedian
- 1966Kristin Otto, German swimmer
- 1967Richie Burnett, Welsh darts player
- 1974Danny Goffey, British musician (Supergrass)
- 1974Steve Nash, Canadian basketball player
- 1979Nicola Campedelli, Italian footballer
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