149 days before today

Today is July 12th, 2024 (Friday), so 149 days before today would be:

February 14th, 2024 (Wednesday)

Time Zone: America/New_York (GMT-04:00)

• Day numbers: 45

• Week number: 7

• Leap year: 2024 is a leap year.

• Daylight Saving Time: No

• Sunrise time: 07:05 am

• Sunset time: 05:45 pm

• Day length: 10h 39m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent

• Illumination: 32%

• Moon Age: 5.69 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

February 14th, 2024 Holidays and National Days

February 14th, in History

Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini charges that Salman Rushdie’s novel, The Satanic Verses, is blasphemous and issues an edict (fatwa) calling on Muslims to kill Rushdie.
Vietnamese troops surround the main Khmer Rouge base at Phnom Malai.
Armed guerrillas attack the U.S. embassy in Tehran.
The United States and Hanoi set up a group to channel reconstruction aid directly to Hanoi.
Moscow publicizes a new five-year plan geared to expanding consumer production.
Malcolm X’s home is firebombed. No injuries are reported.
The Georgia state senate outlaws interracial athletics.
A Jewish couple loses their fight to adopt Catholic twins as the U.S. Supreme Court refuses to rule on state law.
The United States charges the Soviet Union with interning up to 14 million in labor camps.
800 Allied aircraft firebomb the German city of Dresden. Smaller followup bombing raids last until April with a total death toll of between 35,000 to 130,000 civilians.