Calendar for February 2021, history of February, phase of the Moon and all about February you might interest.
Calendar for February 2021
Phase of the Moon:
|February 4||February 11||February 19||February 27|
|3rd Quarter||New Moon||1st Quarter||Full Moon|
Holidays and Observances in U.S.:
- 1: First Day of Black History Month
- 14: Valentine’s Day,
- 15: Presidents’ Day (Most regions)
Holidays and Festivals around the World:
- Chinese New Year
- National Freedom Day
- Groundhog Day
- Valentine’s Day
- Mardi Gras
- Ash Wednesday
- Black History Month
- American Heart Month
- Chocolate Lover’s Month
- National Bird Feeding Month
- National Dental Month
Fun Facts about February:
- It is the shortest month of the year.
- The Welsh call February “y mis bach” which means “little month”.
- It is the third month of winter.
- In the Southern Hemisphere February is a summer month the equivalent of August.
- The month is named for the Latin word februum which means purification.
- Together with January, it was the last of the months added to the Roman calendar.
- The largest American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl, is held in February.
- The Saxon term for the month, Sol-monath, means “cake month”. This is because they offered cakes to the gods during this month.