About February 2

February 2, 2020 is the 33rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 333 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 376 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On February 2

  • 506
    Alaric II, eighth king of the Visigoths promulgates The Breviary of Alaric (Breviarium Alaricianum or Lex Romana Visigothorum) a collection of Roman law.
  • 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.
  • 1653
    New Amsterdam (later renamed The City of New York) is incorporated.
  • 1812
    Russia establishes a fur trading colony at Fort Ross, California.
  • 1848
    California Gold Rush: The first ship with Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
  • 1899
    The Australian Premiers’ Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia’s capital city, Canberra, between Sydney and Melbourne.
  • 1913
    Grand Central Terminal is opened in New York City.
  • 1920
    France occupies Memel.
  • 1922
    Ulysses by James Joyce is published.
  • 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.
  • 1966
    Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
  • 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.
  • 1982
    Hama Massacre: Syria attacks the town of Hama.
  • 1984
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 1987
    After the 1986 People Power Revolution the Philippines enacts a new constitution.
  • 1989
    Soviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul.
  • 1990
    Apartheid: F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to function legally and promises to release Nelson Mandela.

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