About February 2

February 2, 2021 is the 33rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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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 10 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On February 2

  • 1207
    Terra Mariana, comprising present-day Estonia and Latvia, is established.
  • 1461
    Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Mortimer’s Cross is fought in Herefordshire, England.
  • 1536
    Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 1542
    Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Muslim-occupied hill fort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
  • 1876
    The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
  • 1901
    Funeral of Queen Victoria.
  • 1913
    Grand Central Terminal is opened in New York City.
  • 1925
    Serum run to Nome: Dog sleds reach Nome, Alaska with diphtheria serum, inspiring the Iditarod race.
  • 1934
    The Export-Import Bank of the United States is incorporated.
  • 1935
    Leonarde Keeler tests the first polygraph machine.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Battle of Stalingrad comes to conclusion as Soviet troops accept the surrender of 91,000 remnants of the Axis forces.
  • 1946
    The Hungarian Republic is proclaimed.
  • 1966
    Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
  • 1971
    Idi Amin replaces President Milton Obote as leader of Uganda.
  • 1974
    The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.
  • 1976
    The Groundhog Day gale hits the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.
  • 1980
    Reports surface that the FBI is targeting allegedly corrupt Congressmen in the Abscam operation.
  • 1984
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 1990
    Apartheid: F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to function legally and promises to release Nelson Mandela.
  • 2004
    Swiss tennis player Roger Federer becomes the No. 1 ranked men’s singles player, a position he will hold for a record 237 weeks.

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