February 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel
February 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel - Free Printable Monthly Calendar 2024 with holidays and notes. There is a variety of 2024 february calendars here so you can pick a calendar as per your need or work requirement to download and print.
- 1. About February
- 2. February holidays and observances
- 3. Download February 2024 Calendars
- 4. Birthday in February
- 5. February Quotes
- 6. February in History
- 7. Facts About February
- 8. February in other languages
February (Feb) is the second month of the Gregorian calendar, following January and preceding March. It is the shortest month and the only month with fewer than 30 days. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 days in leap years.
February is the third month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, February is the seasonal equivalent of August in the Northern Hemisphere, in meteorological reckoning. February starts on the same day of the week as March and November in common years, and on the same day of the week as August in leap years. February ends on the same day of the week as October every year and on the same day of the week as January in common years only. In leap years, it is the only month that ends on the same weekday it begins.
History of Name
February was named after the Latin term februum, which means purification, via the purification ritual Februa held on February 15 (full moon) in the old lunar Roman calendar.
January and February were the last two months to be added to the Roman calendar, since the Romans originally considered winter a monthless period.
February's birthstone is the amethyst. It symbolizes piety, humility, spiritual wisdom, and sincerity.
- Amethyst is a variety of Quartz that carries a spectacular purple color that ranges from a blend of deep violet and red to a lighter lilac hue. Ancient Greeks believed that the stone protected the wearer from drunkenness and enabled them to keep a balanced mindset.
february's Birth Flower
February's birth flowers are the violet (Viola), the common primrose (Primula vulgaris), and the Iris.
Violets will bloom in very cold weather. Sighting their bright petals in the snow is a picture of hope, inspiration and promise. Spring is not far when the Violets come to call. The Violet is a symbol of the ancient city of Athens. Its fragrance is sweet and the Violet has been used for centuries as a key ingredient for perfumes to arouse and stir whirlpools of love.
The Primrose is included in February meaning because of its initiatory nature - it's one of the first to herald the forthcoming of spring. Its name, primrose is derived from the Latin primus meaning first. Primrose symbolism includes courage because it takes moxie to blossom in the face of stark cold conditions.
Iris is a genus of 260-300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers. It takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris.
february's Zodiac Signs
The zodiac signs for the month of february are are Aquarius (until February 19) and Pisces (February 20 onwards).
- Aquarius is the eleventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation Aquarius.
- Pisces is the twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac. It came from the Pisces constellation. In western astrology this sign is no longer aligned with the constellation. This is because of the precession of the equinoxes. It is also considered a water sign and one of the four mutable signs.
february holidays and observances
List of important national and international days in february 2024 which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations. It will help in learning several events of national and international important related to United State as well as world also.
Groundhog Day 2024 is not a public holiday. It falls on Friday, February 2, 2024 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in the United States.
Valentine's Day 2024 is a holiday that happens on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. It is the day of the year when lovers show their love to each other. This can be done by giving flowers, chocolates, Valentine's cards or just a nice gift. Love notes can be given to one another. These notes that people give out are called valentines. Some people pick one person and call them their "Valentine" as a gesture to show love and appreciation.
Presidents' Day 2024 is an United States Federal holiday to celebrate the birth of Presidents of the United States, as well as other Presidents. The holiday is held on the third Monday in February. In 2024, Presidents' Day will be fall on Monday, February 19, 2024.
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National Carrot Cake Day is observed annually on February 3rd. It gives us a chance to have our cake and eat our veggies, too!
Bubble Gum Day helps raise money for schools and the charities they support. Students donate 50 cents to be able to chew bubble gum in class on Bubble Gum Day. It falls on the first Friday of February every year!
National Pizza Day is observed annually on February 9th. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite.
National Make A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone's lives. They are one of life's most valuable assets. Always observed on February 11th.
National Chocolate Mint Day is observed annually across the nation on February 19th. This holiday has been set aside for all the chocolate mint lovers to eat their favorite treats all day long.
Ash Wednesday signals the beginning of Lenten season for Christians. It takes place 46 days before Easter and the day after Shrove Tuesday.
National Floral Design Day is observed annually on February 28th. For thousands of years, floral design has been an important cultural art form. This is the day we celebrate that art form. It may be in a bouquet, painting, in a textile, a garden or floral arrangement.
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Birthday in february
Hattie Caraway (February 1, 1878 - December 21, 1950): was an American politician who became the first woman elected to serve a full term as a United States Senator.
Ronald Reagan (February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004): was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and became the highly influential voice of modern conservatism.
William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 - April 4, 1841): was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States in 1841.
Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931): was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures.
Wendell Willkie (February 18, 1892 - October 8, 1944): was an American lawyer, corporate executive and the 1940 Republican nominee for President.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799): was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 - March 24, 1882): was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the Fireside Poets from New England.
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The day and time itself: late afternoon in early February, was there a moment of the year better suited for despair?
Even though February was the shortest month of the year, sometimes it seemed like the longest.
Though, February is short, it is filled with lots of love and sweet surprises.
The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.
Surely as cometh the Winter, I know there are Spring violets under the snow.
february in History
February 6, 1788: Massachusetts became the sixth state to ratify the new U.S. Constitution, by a vote of 187 to 168.
February 10, 1967: The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, clarifying the procedures for presidential succession in the event of the disability of a sitting president.
February 11th: Celebrated in Japan as the founding date of the Japanese nation, which occurred with the accession to the throne of the first Emperor, Jimmu, in 660 BC.
February 21, 1972: President Richard Nixon arrived in China for historic meetings with Chairman Mao Tse-tung and Premier Chou En-lai.
February 24, 1582: Pope Gregory XIII corrected mistakes on the Julian calendar by dropping 10 days and directing that the day after October 4, 1582 would be October 15th. The Gregorian, or New Style calendar, was then adopted by Catholic countries, followed gradually by Protestant and other nations.
February 27, 1950: The 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, limiting the president to two terms or a maximum of ten years in office.
Facts About february
For more than 40 years, February has been Black History Month.
February got its start as a spring-cleaning festival.
February is the only month that can pass without having a full moon.
Febuary is the only month that gets longer every four years.
february in other languages
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