Well, we made it through the month of January which feels like it’s 735 long. Today we moved the calendar to February. Here are some facts about The month you didn’t know!
Facts About The Month Of February
- February fluctuates between having 28 and 29 days per year. The 29th day only occurs every 4 years during leap years.
- Over time, the length of February kept changing. At one point, it had as little as 23 days.
- If you were born in February, your birthstone is an amethyst, and your flower is a primrose.
- In the Northern Hemisphere, February is the third month of winter. Meanwhile, in the Southern Hemisphere, February is the last month of summer. Between the North and South Hemispheres, February is the equivalent of August
- The name of February comes from the Latin word “februum,” which means purification.
- The Month was named after a purification ritual which was like an early Roman spring cleaning festival.
- January and February were the last months added to the Roman numeral calendar.
- February is one of the most misspelled words in the English language.
Moments In History That Happened in February
- February has been Black History Month for over 40 years.
- February 1964 when The Beatles made their first American television appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show.”
- On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle “Columbia” broke apart in flight, which killed all seven crew members
- Valentine’s Day is in February
- Ground Hog Day Is the 2nd Of The Month
- Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday was in February
- Barbie the iconic doll was born on February 4th, 1959
Famous Birthday’s In February
- Ronda Rousey, The 6th
- The 1st, Harry Styles
- Michael Jordan, The 17th
- On The 11th, Jennifer Anniston
- Born on the 17th, Ed Sheeran
- Dr Dre., Born on the 18th
February has so much to offer so much to celebrate, but lets not forget VALENTINES DAY. you will be in the dog house for sure. It’s the first Day of February, You have time!