Day Guide for Friday February 21st 2020

This is our day guide for Friday February 21st 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

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General Information for February 21st 2020
There are 6 public holidays today.
Day 52 of 2020
314 days left in 2020
Week 08 of the year
Observances on February 21st 2020
USA: National Sticky Bun Day
United Nations: International Mother Language Day 
On this Day in History
1965 - Controversial black leader Malcolm X, who once called for a 'blacks-only' state in the US, is assassinated, aged 39.
1925 - The first issue of The New Yorker is published.
1917 - The sinking of RMS Mendi is one of the most tragic shipwrecks in the history of the Isle Of Wight. 650 South African labourers perish in the icy waters of the English Channel.
1804 - The first ever steam engine, Richard Trevithick's unnamed locomotive manages to haul ten tons of iron, 70 passengers and five wagons from the ironworks at Penydarren to the Merthyr-Cardiff Canal.