Historical names for February include the Old English terms Solmonath (mud month) and Kale-monath (named for cabbage) as well as Charlemagne's designation Hornung. In Finnish, the month is called helmikuu, meaning "month of the pearl"; when snow melts on tree branches, it forms droplets, ...
Day by day listing of interesting historical events for February.
February This Day in History featuring Events in modern History.
This Day in History -February special and historical events.
February holidays, famous birthdays, history, and fun facts. Kids learn the birthstone, flower, symbols for this month.
Historical events for the 20th of February. See what famous, interesting and notable events happened throughout history on February 20.
Historical events for the 6th of February. See what famous, interesting and notable events happened throughout history on February 6.
Historical events for the 14th of February. See what famous, interesting and notable events happened throughout history on February 14.
February is Black History Month. Black History Month recognizes and honors important people and events in the history of African-American history. In 1926 noted historian, Carter G. Woodson, originated the idea of “Negro History Week”. Woodson chose the second week of February because it marked the birthdays of two ...