February 7: Day of the Week
February 7, 2021 was the 38th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 327 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1812The strongest in a series of earthquakes strikes New Madrid, Missouri.
- 1842Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
- 1856The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta.
- 1856The colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the second piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot.
- 1897Greco-Turkish War: The first full-scale battle takes place when the Greek expeditionary force in Crete defeats a 4,000-strong Ottoman force at Livadeia.
- 1904A fire in Baltimore, Maryland destroys over 1,500 buildings in 30 hours.
- 1948Neil Harvey becomes the youngest Australian to score a century in Test cricket.
- 1984Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B Mission – Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).
- 1997New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
- 1999Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
Who were born on February 7?
- 1895Anita Stewart, American film actress (d. 1961)
- 1922Hattie Jacques, English actress (d. 1980)
- 1954Brian Morton, Scottish writer
- 1966Kristin Otto, German swimmer
- 1973Juwan Howard, American basketball player
- 1975Alexandre Daigle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1976Kelly Choi, Korean-American TV hostess of Top Chef Masters
- 1977Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
- 1980Maximiliano Cejas, Argentine footballer
- 1990Neil Etheridge, English–Filipino footballer
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