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February National Days

February National Days

There are 168 February National Days to celebrate during the year’s second month. In the northern hemisphere, February is the third month of winter. Februa, the Roman festival of purification, is what February is named after.

List of February National Days
More National Days in February
Month Long Celebrations and Observances in February

Federal Holiday
Presidents Day (Third Monday of February)

February Facts:

February has 28 days (29 days on a leap year)
February Birthstone: Amethyst
February Colors: Purple, Light Blue, Yellow.
February Birth flower: Violet & Primrose

The full moon in February is called the Snow Moon.

Historical Events in February:

Feb 1st, 1982 – Late Night with David Letterman premieres
Feb 2nd, 1992 – Cold War Ends
Feb 3rd, 1870 – The Fifteenth Amendment Ratified
Feb 4th, 2004 – Mark Zuckerberg launches Facebook
Feb 5th, 1917 – Immigration Act of 1917 is passed
Feb 6th, 1926 – First Donut Machine Introduced
Feb 7th, 1984 – First Space Walk
Feb 8th, 1920 – Boy Scouts of America founded
Feb 9th, 1964 – The Beatles make their first appearance on Tv
Feb 10th, 1942 – First Gold Record Awarded
Feb 11th, 1929 – Vatican City becomes an independent state.
February 12, 1909 – NAACP formed
Feb 13th, 2000 – The last Peanuts comic strip published
Feb 14th, 1991 – Silence of the Lambs debut
Feb 15th, 2001: The Human Genome is published.
Feb 16th, 1923 – Archaeologist explores tomb of King Tutankhamen
Feb 17th, 1867 – The first ship passes through the Suez Canal
Feb 18th, 1920 – Pluto Discovered
Feb 19th, 2002 – NASA spacecraft begins mapping mars
Feb 20th, 1962 – first American to orbit Earth
Feb 21st, 1804 – The first self-propelled steam locomotive
Feb 22nd, 1959 – The first Daytona 500
Feb 23rd, 1836 – Mexican army attacks the Alamo. 
Feb 24th, 1582 – Gregorian Calendar instituted by Pope Gregory XIII
Feb 25th,  1836 – Samuel Colt granted patent
Feb 26th, 1919 – Grand Canyon National Park Established
Feb 27th, 1594 – Henry IV is crowned King of France.
Feb 28th, 1983 – Final episode of MASH
Feb 29th, 1940 – Hattie McDaniel wins Academy Award

Notable February National Days:

February is Black History Month. It originally commemorated the accomplishments and struggles of African-Americans in the U.S.. Canada and the U.K. have joined the U.S. in honoring Black History Month.

Presidents Day is the only Federal holiday observed during February.

Valentine’s Day is February’s most popular day. However, a few days have been created as alternatives for Valentine’s Day, like Galentine’s Day and Singles Awareness Day. Valentine’s day is a day of romance, but it’s also a day of stress; consider Madly In Love With Me Day for a fun alternative.

Ash Wednesday is the first day of lent and is observed six weeks before Easter Sunday. Therefore, It can fall on either a day in February or in March. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday and runs from Jan 6th to the day before Ash Wednesday.

On Feb 2nd, the world will be watching on Ground Hogs Day to see if our furry friend will predict six more weeks of winter by seeing its shadow.

There are many fun food days like National Pizza Day, National Margarita Day, National Chili Day, National Drink Wine Day, National Strawberry Day, National Bagel Day, Ice Cream For Breakfast Day, Tater Tot Day, Crepe Day, National Carrot Cake Day, World Nutella Day, and National Frozen Yogurt Day.

Celebrities Born in February: 

Harry Styles, Michael B. Jordan, Jennifer Aniston, The Weeknd, Elizabeth Olsen, Buffalo Bill, Lisa Marie Presley, Brandon Lee, Lauren Conrad, Clark Gable, Pauly Shore, Michael C. Hall, Langston Hughes, Shakira, Gemma Arterton, Christie Brinkley, Farrah Fawcett, Isla Fisher, Daddy Yankee, Amal Clooney, Maitland Ward, Rosa Parks, Oscar De La Hoya, Lawrence Taylor, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar.

List of February National Days:

February 1
Rainy Day Day
National Get Up Day
National Baked Alaska Day
National Freedom Day
National Serpent Day
Decorating With Candy Day
Car Insurance Day

February 2
National Groundhog Day
Hedgehog Day
National Heavenly Hash Day
Tater Tot Day
Candlemas Day
World Wetlands Day
Crepe Day
World Play Your Ukulele Day
Marmot Day
Lung Leavin Day

February 3
National Women Physicians Day
National Carrot Cake Day
National Day The Music Died
Working Naked Day
Bubblegum Day
American Painters Day

February 4
Take Your Child To The Library Day
National Create A Vacuum Day
National Homemade Soup Day
National Thank A Mail Carrier Day
Lace Day
World Cancer Day

February 5
National Shower With A Friend Day
National Weatherperson’s Day
World Nutella Day
Chocolate Fondue Day
Western Monarch Day
Dump Your Significant Jerk Day
Yorkshire Pudding Day

February 6
Starman Day
National Frozen Yogurt Day
National Lame Duck Day

February 7
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
National Periodic Table Day
Ballet Day
Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day
National Send A Card To A Friend Day

February 8
National Boy Scouts Day
National Kite Fighting Day
Laugh And Get Rich Day
Molasses Bar Day
Opera Day

February 9
National Pizza Day
National Bagel Day
National Toothache Day
Read In The Bathtub Day

February 10
National Umbrella Day
National Home Warranty Day
Plimsoll Day
National Cream Cheese Brownie Day

February 11
National Inventor’s Day
National Make A Friend Day
National Peppermint Patty Day
National Shut-In Visitation Day
National White Shirt Day
Pro Sports Wives Day
Get Out Your Guitar And Play Day
Satisfied Staying Single Day
National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

February 12
Darwin Day
National Plum Pudding Day
Lost Penny Day
World Marriage Day

February 13
Galentine’s Day
National Tortellini Day
Get A Different Name Day
Madly In Love With Me Day
World Radio Day
Legal Awareness Day

February 14
Pet Theft Awareness Day
National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
National Ferris Wheel Day
National Organ Donor Day
Valentine’s Day
Extraterrestrial Culture Day
International Book Giving Day

February 15
Hippo Day
National Gumdrop Day
Singles Awareness Day

February 16
National Almond Day
National Do A Grouch A Favor Day
Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day
Innovation Day

February 17
My Way Day
National Cabbage Day
National Random Acts Of Kindness Day
World Human Spirit Day
Champion Crab Races Day

February 18
Pluto Day
National Battery Day
National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day
National Drink Wine Day

February 19
National Chocolate Mint Day
National Lash Day
International Tug-Of-War Day

February 20
National Love Your Pet Day
National Cherry Pie Day
World Day Of Social Justice
Handcuff Day
Play More Cards Day

February 21
National Sticky Bun Day
International Mother Language Day

February 22
National Margarita Day
National Cook A Sweet Potato Day
World Thinking Day
Be Humble Day
Walking The Dog Day
Single Tasking Day

February 23
National Toast Day
National Tile Day
National Banana Bread Day
National Dog Biscuit Day
Curling Is Cool Day

February 24
National Tortilla Chip Day
National Skip The Straw Day
World Bartender Day

February 25
National Chocolate Covered Nut Day
National Clam Chowder Day
Open That Bottle Night

February 26
National Tell A Fairy Tale Day
For Pete’s Sake Day
National Pistachio Day
Personal Chef Day

February 27
National Strawberry Day
National Kahlua Day
National Polar Bear Day

February 28
National Floral Design Day
National Chocolate Souffle Day
National Public Sleeping Day
National Tooth Fairy Day

February 29
Leap Day

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