On February 2, learn about the most interesting historical events and facts that occurred throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 33rd day is February 2nd. New Amsterdam (New York City) was founded on this day; Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for “Robinson Crusoe,” was rescued after spending years on a desert island; and Canada legalised same-sex marriage.
Aquarius is the zodiac sign for February 2nd. James Joyce, Ina Garten, and Shakira all have famous birthdays. Groundhog Day and National Tater Tot Day both fall on February 2nd.
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(Died on February 02, 2021)
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