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February 1: Feast day of Saint Brigid of Kildare (Western Christianity); the Fajr decade begins in Iran; Black History Month begins in North America

Mayon
Mayon

February 2: Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

Statue of Alexander Selkirk
Statue of Alexander Selkirk

February 3: Feast day of Saint Laurence of Canterbury (Western Christianity); Mother's Day in Iran (2021); Four Chaplains' Day in the United States (1943)

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

February 4

Luke 11:2 in the Codex Sinaiticus
Luke 11:2 in the Codex Sinaiticus

February 5

Bakelite buttons
Bakelite buttons

February 6: Sámi National Day (1917); Waitangi Day in New Zealand (1840)

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Stamford Raffles

February 7

Charlie Chaplin as "The Tramp"
Charlie Chaplin as "The Tramp"

February 8

Mickey Mouse's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Mickey Mouse's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

February 9

Participants in the Mud March
Participants in the Mud March

February 10

HMAS Melbourne
HMAS Melbourne

February 11: Fat Thursday (Western Christianity, 2021); anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran (1979); National Foundation Day in Japan (660 BC)


February 12: Red Hand Day

"Bar" suit from Dior's New Look
"Bar" suit from Dior's New Look

February 13

Charles XI of Sweden
Charles XI of Sweden

February 14: Valentine's Day


February 15: Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2021); National Flag of Canada Day (1965) and Family Day in Canada (2021); Statehood Day in Serbia (1804); Washington's Birthday / Presidents' Day in the United States (2021)

Footage of the Chelyabinsk meteor

February 16: Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras (Western Christianity, 2021); Day of the Shining Star in North Korea; Elizabeth Peratrovich Day in Alaska

Act of Independence of Lithuania
Act of Independence of Lithuania

February 17: Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2021)

Ruins of the Citadel of Saigon
Ruins of the Citadel of Saigon

February 18

Enterprise on top of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft
Enterprise on top of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

February 19

Old Trafford
Old Trafford

February 20

Parícutin
Parícutin

February 21: Language Movement Day in Bangladesh (1952)

Peace sign designed by Gerald Holtom
Peace sign designed by Gerald Holtom

February 22

Dolly
Dolly

February 23: The Emperor's Birthday in Japan

Button of plutonium metal above a calcium chloride salt cake
Button of plutonium metal above a calcium chloride salt cake

February 24: Independence Day in Estonia (1918)

Japanese-Canadian internment camp in British Columbia
Japanese-Canadian internment camp in British Columbia

February 25: First day of Ayyám-i-Há (Baháʼí Faith, 2021); Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2020); Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia (1921); Ali's Birthday / Father's Day in Iran (2021); National Day in Kuwait (1961)

Lighting of the 1951 Pan American Games cauldron
Lighting of the 1951 Pan American Games cauldron

February 26: Purim (Judaism, 2021)

Napoleon leaving Elba
Napoleon leaving Elba

February 27

Reichstag fire
Reichstag fire

February 28: Kalevala Day / Finnish Culture Day

C. V. Raman
C. V. Raman

February 29

Stanisław II Augustus of Poland
Stanisław II Augustus of Poland

Oswald of Worcester (d. 992) · Ina Coolbrith (d. 1928) · Pedro Sánchez (b. 1972)

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