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February is the second and shortest month of the year in our modern day Gregorian calendar and consists of 28 days.

February is named after Latin word februum which means purification. February is the shortest month with only 28 days in common years and in leap years it has 29 days.

Historical names for February include the Old English terms Solmonath (mud month) and Kale-monath (named for cabbage) as well as Charlemagne's designation Hornung.

The western zodiac signs of February are Aquarius (until February 19) and Pisces (February 20 onwards).

US holidays in February

- National Freedom Day is a United States observance on February 1 honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

- Groundhog Day is a popular tradition celebrated in Canada and the United States on 2 February.

- Chinese New Year is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.

- Valentine's Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world.

- Presidents' Day is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732.

Special days around the world

  • National Freedom Day
  • Texas Day
  • National Groundhog Day
  • National Women Physicians Day
  • Homemade Soup Day
  • National Pizza Day
  • Make a Friend Day
  • Valentines Day
  • Presidents Day
  • National Battery Day
  • Chocolate Mint Day
  • California Day
  • Strawberry Day
  • Floral Design Day

Birthdays in February

There are 10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in February.

FEBRUARY 1, 1902 - LANGSTON HUGHES was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.

FEBRUARY 3, 1874 - GERTRUDE STEIN was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector.

FEBRUARY 4, 1913 - ROSA PARKS was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.

FEBRUARY 7, 1867 - LAURA INGALLS WILDER was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, published between 1932 and 1943, which were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.

FEBRUARY 11, 1846 - THOMAS EDISON was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

FEBRUARY 12, 1809 - CHARLES DARWIN was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

FEBRUARY 15, 1564 - GALILEO GALILEI was an astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath from Pisa.

FEBRUARY 21, 1933 - NINA SIMONE was an American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and civil rights activist.

FEBRUARY 22, 1732 - GEORGE WASHINGTON was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.

FEBRUARY 27, 1932 - ELIZABETH TAYLOR was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.

February Symbols

- February's birthstone is the Amethyst.

- The zodiac signs for the month of February are Aquarius (until February 19) and Pisces (February 20 onwards).

February in History

There are some major historical events happened on February. If you think it important to you just add to your february 2024 editable calendar.

February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts became the sixth state to ratify the new U.S. Constitution, by a vote of 187 to 168.

February 8, 1910 - The Boy Scouts of America was founded by William Boyce in Washington, D.C., modeled after the British Boy Scouts.

February 13, 1635 - Boston Latin School, the first tax-payer supported (public) school in America was established in Boston, Massachusetts.

February 21, 1972 - President Richard Nixon arrived in China for historic meetings with Chairman Mao Tse-tung and Premier Chou En-lai.