Wednesday, February 1, 2012

February is

*Note: This is not a comprehensive list.

Black History Month/National African American History Month
National Snack Food Month
Responsible Pet Owner Month
Creative Romance Month

Holidays/Observances
1 Imbolc
2 Groundhog Day
13 - 21 Parentalia - Roman celebration of the dead practiced in ancient times, we're bringing it back (at least for our family)
14 Valentines Day
20 President's Day
22 Ash Wednesday
22 Washington's Birthday
27 International Polar Bear Day
29 Leap Day

Phases of the Moons:
7 Full Moon
14 Last Quarter
21 New Moon


Birthdays:
2 James Joyce
3 Norman Rockwell
4 George Romero
4 Charles Lindbergh
4 Rosa Parks
6 Axl Rose
7 Charles Dickens
7 Garth Brooks
8 Jules Verne
10 Lon Chaney Jr.
11 Thomas Alva Edison
12 Ray Manzarek
12 Judy Blume
14 Jimmy Hoffa
15 Galileo
15 Susan B. Anthony
18 Alessandro Volta
19 Nicolaus Copernicus
19 Tony Iommi
20 Ansel Adams
21 Alan Rickman
22 Frederic Chopin
23 George Frederic Handel
25 Pierre Auguste Renoir
26 Levi Strauss
27 John Steinbeck
27 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow