287 days before today

Today is December 7th, 2021 (Tuesday), so 287 days before today would be:

February 23rd, 2021 (Tuesday)

Time Zone: America/Denver ((MST), GMT-07:00)

• Day numbers: 54

• Week number: 8

• Leap year: 2021 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: No

• Sunrise time: 06:12 am

• Sunset time: 05:20 pm

• Day length: 11h 07m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous

• Illumination: 87%

• Moon Age: 11.37 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

February 23rd, 2021 Holidays and National Days

February 23rd, in History

1991
French forces unofficially start the Persian Gulf ground war by crossing the Saudi-Iraqi border.
1972
Black activist Angela Davis is released from jail where she was held for kidnapping , conspiracy and murder.
1967
American troops begin the largest offensive of the war, near the Cambodian border.
1964
The U.S. and Britain recognize the new Zanzibar government.
1960
Whites join Negro students in a sit-in at a Winston-Salem, N.C. Woolworth store.
1955
Eight nations meet in Bangkok for the first SEATO council.
1954
Mass innoculation begins as Salk’s polio vaccine is given to children for first time.
1950
New York’s Metropolitan Museum exhibits a collection of Hapsburg art. The first showing of this collection in the U.S.
1947
Several hundred Nazi organizers are arrested in Frankfurt by U.S. and British forces.