About February 14

February 14, 2021 is the 45th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Aquarius is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 352 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On February 14

  • 1349
    Approximately 2,000 Jews are burned to death by mobs or forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg.
  • 1835
    The original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is formed in Kirtland, Ohio.
  • 1849
    In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes the first serving President of the United States to have his photograph taken.
  • 1859
    Oregon is admitted as the 33rd U.S. state.
  • 1876
    Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone, as does Elisha Gray.
  • 1899
    Voting machines are approved by the U.S. Congress for use in federal elections.
  • 1903
    The United States Department of Commerce and Labor is established (later split into Department of Commerce and Department of Labor).
  • 1918
    The Soviet Union adopts the Gregorian calendar (on 1 February according to the Julian calendar).
  • 1924
    The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company changes its name to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).
  • 1934
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • 1943
    World War II: Tunisia Campaign – General Hans-Jurgen von Arnim’s Fifth Panzer Army launches a concerted attack against Allied positions in Tunisia.
  • 1945
    World War II: Mostar is liberated by Yugoslav partisans.
  • 1949
    The Asbestos Strike begins in Canada. The strike marks the beginning of the Quiet Revolution in Quebec.
  • 1949
    The Knesset (Israeli parliament) convenes for the first time.
  • 1966
    Australian currency is decimalised.
  • 1979
    In Kabul, Setami Milli militants kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.
  • 1981
    Stardust Disaster: A fire in a Dublin nightclub kills 48 people
  • 1989
    Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal Disaster.
  • 1990
    92 people are killed aboard Indian Airlines Flight 605 at Bangalore, India.
  • 2000
    The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.

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