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February 1: Imbolc / Saint Brigid's Day in Ireland; the Fajr decade begins in Iran; Black History Month begins in Canada and the United States

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
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February 2: Candlemas (Western Christianity); Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-16 Fighting Falcon
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February 3: Feast day of Saint Laurence of Canterbury (Western Christianity); Four Chaplains' Day in the United States (1943)

British bomber flying to join the Battle of Keren
British bomber flying to join the Battle of Keren
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February 4: Lichun begins in East Asia (2024)

Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat
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February 5: Constitution Day in Mexico (1917)

A device for producing Bakelite
A device for producing Bakelite
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February 6: Sámi National Day (1917); Waitangi Day in New Zealand (1840)

News reel of the Munich air disaster
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February 7

Bruce McCandless II untethered in space
Bruce McCandless II untethered in space
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February 8

Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots
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February 9: Chinese New Year's Eve (2024)

Participants in the Mud March
Participants in the Mud March
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February 10: Feast day of Saint Scholastica (Christianity); Chinese New Year (2024); National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe in Italy

Delegates at the Inter-Allied Women's Conference
Delegates at the Inter-Allied Women's Conference
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February 11: National Foundation Day (Japan) (660 BC)

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February 12: Red Hand Day; Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2024)

Edvard Munch's The Scream
Edvard Munch's The Scream
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February 13: Shrove Tuesday (Western Christianity, 2024)

Coso artifact
Coso artifact
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February 14: Valentine's Day; Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2024)

Part of the Pale Blue Dot photograph
Part of the Pale Blue Dot photograph
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February 15: National Flag of Canada Day (1965); Statehood Day in Serbia (1804)

Don Dunstan in 1968
Don Dunstan in 1968
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February 16: Day of the Shining Star in North Korea; Elizabeth Peratrovich Day in Alaska

Act of Independence of Lithuania
Act of Independence of Lithuania
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February 17

Helicopter stolen in the 1974 White House incident
Helicopter stolen in the 1974 White House incident
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February 18

Protesters during the Revolution of Dignity
Protesters during the Revolution of Dignity
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February 19: Family Day in Canada (2024)

A depiction of the Venezuelan crisis of 1902–1903
A depiction of the Venezuelan crisis of 1902–1903
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February 20: Day of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes in Ukraine (2014)

Avro CF-105 Arrow
Avro CF-105 Arrow
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February 21

Malcolm X
Malcolm X
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February 22

Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway
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February 23: The Emperor's Birthday in Japan (1960)

Aluminium
Aluminium
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February 24: Lantern Festival in China (2024); Independence Day in Estonia

George Frideric Handel
George Frideric Handel
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February 25: Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia (1921); National Day in Kuwait (1961)

USS Ranger
USS Ranger
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February 26

Nabonassar's name in Akkadian
Nabonassar's name in Akkadian
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February 27: Feast day of Saint Gregory of Narek (Catholicism)

Memorial to the victims of the Sumgait pogrom
Memorial to the victims of the Sumgait pogrom
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February 28: Kalevala Day / Finnish Culture Day

Protesters in Taipei before the February 28 incident
Protesters in Taipei before the February 28 incident
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February 29: Beginning of the Nineteen-Day Fast (Baháʼí Faith, 2024)

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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