February 7: Day of the Week
February 7, 2019 was the 38th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 327 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1497The bonfire of the vanities occurs in which supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn thousands of objects like cosmetics, art, and books in Florence, Italy.
- 1807Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Eylau – Napoléon’s French Empire begins fighting against Russian and Prussian forces of the Fourth Coalition at Eylau, Poland.
- 1842Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
- 1907The Mud March is the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
- 1935The classic board game Monopoly is invented.
- 1948Sancheong-Hamyang massacre:Korean War
- 1978New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- 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.
- 1999Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
Who were born on February 7?
- 1909Wilhelm Freddie, Danish painter (d. 1995)
- 1934Eddie Fenech Adami, Maltese politician, Prime Minister (1987-1996, 1998-2004); President (2004-2009)
- 1939Ray Taliaferro, American radio talkshow host
- 1947Wayne Allwine, American voice artist (d. 2009)
- 1972Robyn Lively, American actress
- 1976Sreto Ristić, German soccer player
- 1978Ashton Kutcher, American actor
- 1981Lee Ok-Sung, South Korean amateur boxer
- 1985Devis Nossa, Italian footballer
- 1989Louisa Lytton, British actress
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