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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1074Pandulf IV of Benevento is killed battling the invading Normans at the Battle of Montesarchio.
- 1301Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
- 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.
- 1894The Cripple Creek miner’s strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.
- 1907The Mud March is the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
- 1978New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- 1979Pluto moves inside Neptune’s orbit for the first time since either was discovered.
- 1986Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
- 1991Haiti’s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.
Who were born on February 7?
- 1612Thomas Killigrew, English dramatist (d. 1683)
- 1912Roberta McCain, mother of John McCain
- 1934Eddie Fenech Adami, Maltese politician, Prime Minister (1987-1996, 1998-2004); President (2004-2009)
- 1949Paulo César Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach
- 1953Dan Quisenberry, baseball player (d. 1998)
- 1962David Bryan, American musician (Bon Jovi)
- 1977Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
- 1980Kevin J. Boyle, American politician
- 1983Sho Kamogawa, Japanese football player
- 1985Deborah Ann Woll, American actress
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