languor \LANG-guhr; LANG-uhr\, noun:
- Mental or physical weariness or fatigue.
- Listless indolence, especially the indolence of one who is satiated by a life of luxury or pleasure.
- A heaviness or oppressive stillness of the air.
Languor is from Latin languor, from languere, "to be faint or weak." The adjective form is languorous.
- The emptiness you feel in your stomach in the middle of the night, usually while watching commercials for pizza or Burger King.
Guy #1: Hey what did you do last night?
Guy #2: Ughh man, I was watching this movie on TV, and then a Burger King commercial came on for the Whopper JR. I realized I totally had the midnight munchies and I just had to get 50 of them things.
- Gnadenhutten massacre: nearly 100 Native American converts to Christianity were murdered by militiamen during the American Revolution in revenge for raids carried out by other Native Americans (1782)
- New York Stock Exchange: the world's largest stock exchange by dollar volume received its constitution and its name (1817)
- FBI: 9 men from the US Secret Service were moved to the Justice Department, forming the Bureau of Investigation — later to become the FBI (1909)
- February Revolution: broke out in Russia — February 23 in the Julian calendar; it brought an end to the reign of Tsar Nicholas II and the Romanov dynasty (1917)
- cloture: the US Senate voted in a method of bringing endless debates — filibusters — to an end (1917)
- Nelson Pillar: Dublin's granite column topped with a statue of Lord Nelson, the British hero of the Battle of Trafalgar, was destroyed by an IRA bomb (1966)
- Karl Ferdinand von Grafe 1787
- Alvan Clark 1804
- Oliver Wendell Holmes 1841
- Claire Trevor 1909
- Cyd Charisse 1923
- Sean McClory 1924
- Dick Hyman 1927
- Sue Ane Langdon 1936 - Actress
- Lew DeWitt 1938 - Singer (The Statler Brothers)
- Jim Bouton 1939 - Baseball player, author
- Susan Clark 1940
- Ralph Ellis 1942 - Musician (The Swinging Blue Jeans)
- Lynn Redgrave 1943 - Actress
- Mickey Dolenz 1945 - Singer, musician (The Monkees), actor
- Randy Meisner 1946 - Musician (The Eagles)
- Carole Bayer Sager 1947
- Mike Allsup 1947 - Musician (Three Dog Night)
- "Little" Peggy March 1948 - Singer
- Cheryl Baker 1954
- Shawn Mullins (The Thorns) 1968
- Andrea Parker 1969
- Jason Elam 1970 - Football player
- Hines Ward 1976 - NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
- Freddie Prinze Jr. 1976 - Actor
- James Van Der Beek 1977 - Actor ("Dawson's Creek)
- Kameelah Williams 1978 - Singer (702)
- Tom Chaplin 1979 - Singer (Keane)
- Bob Moffatt (The Moffatts) 1984
- Clint Moffatt (The Moffatts) 1984
- David Moffatt (The Moffatts) 1984