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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1783American Revolutionary War: French and Spanish forces lift the Great Siege of Gibraltar.
- 1807Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Eylau – Napoléon’s French Empire begins fighting against Russian and Prussian forces of the Fourth Coalition at Eylau, Poland.
- 1863HMS Orpheus sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.
- 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.
- 1900Second Boer War: British troops fail in their third attempt to lift the Siege of Ladysmith.
- 1943Imperial Japanese naval forces complete the evacuation of Imperial Japanese Army troops from Guadalcanal during Operation Ke, ending Japanese attempts to retake the island from Allied forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign.
- 1962The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports.
- 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.
- 2008New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rat in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 7?
- 1870Alfred Adler, Austrian psychologist (d. 1937)
- 1885Hugo Sperrle, German field marshal (d. 1953)
- 1912Roberta McCain, mother of John McCain
- 1918Markey Robinson, Northern Irish painter (d. 1999)
- 1927Juliette Gréco, French singer and actor
- 1956Emo Philips, American comedian
- 1962Garth Brooks, American singer
- 1974Steve Nash, Canadian basketball player
- 1982Osamu Mukai, Japanese actor
- 1987Kerli, Estonian singer
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