Prešeren Day a.k.a. Culture Day (Slovenia)
World Marriage Day
Samuel Butler Day
, English poet (1612 - 1680)
James Dean Day, American actor (1931 - 1955)
Boy Scout Day * (See Below)
Nirvana Day * (See Below)

Needle Mass (Ha-ri-ku-yo - Japan)
Extraterrestrial Culture Day (New Mexico)
Girl Scout Cookie Day
Kite Flying Day
Laugh and Get Rich Day
Grammy Awards Day
Man Day
Devil's Footprint Day
- The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon (1855).
Gas Execution Day -The first state execution using gas in the United States takes place in Nevada (1924).
Molasses Bar Day
Birthday of James Dean (actor)
Birthday of  Jules Verne (writer)
Opera Day
Ted Koppel Day
, American journalist (b.1940)
Nick Nolte Day, American actor (b.1941)
Robert Klein Day, American comedian (b.1942)
John Grisham Day, American writer (b.1955)
Gary Coleman Day, American actor (1968 - 2011)
Day 3 of Carnival Season

Feast of Saint Jerome Emiliani
Feast of Saint Juventius
Feast of Saint Meingold of Huy
Christian Feast Day of Josephine Bakhita
Christian Feast Day of Juventius of Pavia
Christian Feast Day of Meingold of Huy
Christian Feast Day of Stephen of Muret

* Boy Scout Day - Also Known as Boy Scout Anniversary Day celebrating the birthday of scouting.
* Scout Sunday - The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
* Nirvana Day (Mahayana Buddhism) - an annual Buddhist festival. 

Fête de la Serpette   Translation:  Billhook Day (French Republican) The 20th day of the Month of Pluviôse in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "Here's to _, (s)he's true blue,
(S)he's a wanker through & through,
(S)he's a bastard so they say,
Tried to get to heaven but (s)he went the other way.
Drink it down, down, down."

- Traditional

 -Alternative Version-

 "Here's to you, you're true blue,
A wanker through & through,
You're a bastard so they say,
Tried to get to heaven but you went the other way.
Drink it down, down, down."

- Traditional

Drink of The Day

 Ass Whipper

1oz peach schnapps
5oz absinthe
1oz vodka
2oz gin

Wine of The Day

Jazz Cellars 2008 Doctor's Vineyard
Style - Pinot Noir
Santa Lucia Highlands

Beer of The Day

Brewer - Troegs Brewery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Style - Traditional German-Style Bock

Joke of The Day

 Top ten signs that you are too drunk

10. You have to hold onto the lawn to keep from falling off the Earth.
9. Mosquitoes catch a buzz after attacking you.
8. The back of your head keeps getting hit by the toilet seat.
7. Your idea of cutting back is less salt.
6. You can focus better with one eye closed.
5. You fall off the floor.
4. The whole bar greets you when you come in.
3. You haven't had a driver's license in such a long time that you have forgotten what one looks like.
2. You don't recognize your wife/husband unless seen through bottom of glass.
1. You spent more time on the floor than you do standing up.

 Quote of the Day

"I don't jog... it makes the ice jump right out of my glass."
- Unknown

February Observances

AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month
Aggressive Driving Month
American Heart Month
National Heart Healthy Month
American History Month
An Affair to Remember Month
Avocado and Banana Month
Bake for Family Fun Month
Beans (Dried and Fresh) Month
Berry Fresh Month
Black History Month
Burn Awareness Month
Canned Food Month
Celebration of Chocolate Month
Creative Romance Month
Dog Training Education Month
Exotic Vegetables and Star Fruit Month
Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month
From Africa to Virginia Month
National Get To Know An Independent Real Estate Broker Month
Grapefruit Month
Great American Pie Month a.k.a American Pie Month
International Boost Self-Esteem Month
International Expect Success Month
International Friendship Month
International Hoof-care Month
Jobs in Golf Month
Library Lovers' Month
Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month
Marijuana Awareness Month
National African American History Month
National Bird Feeding Month
National Black History Month
National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
National Cherry Month
National Children's Dental Health Month
National Condom Month
National Embroidery Month
National Fiber Focus Month
National Grapefruit Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
National Laugh-Friendly Month
National Mend A Broken Heart Month
National Parent Leadership Month
National Pet Dental Health Month
National Snack Food Month
National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
National Therapeutic Recreation Month
National Time Management Month
National Weddings Month
National Wild Bird Feeding Month
Parent Leadership Month, Natl
Plant The Seeds Of Greatness Month
Potato Lover’s Month
Pull Your Sofa Off The Wall Month
Relationship Wellness Month
Responsible Pet Owner's Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
Senior Independence Month
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
Spiritual Teachers Month
Spunky Old Broads Month
Sweet Potato Month
Truck Month (GM)
Wise Health Care Consumer Month
Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month
Youth Leadership Month

Observances this Week

Boy Scout Anniversary Week, First Full Week of February
Children's Authors & Illustrators Week, First Full Week of February
Freelance Writers Appreciation Week, First Full Week of February
International Coaching Week, First Full Week of February
Just Say No to PowerPoint Week, First Full Week of February
Publicity for Profit Week, First Full Week of February
International Networking Week, First Work Week of February
National School Counseling Week, First Work Week of February
Intimate Apparel Week, (February 4th-8th, May 6th-10th, August 5th-9th, November 4th-8th)
Dump Your Significant Jerk Week,
The Week Before Valentines Day
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week,
Second Week of February
Have A Heart for A Chained Dog Week, Second Week of February
Risk Awareness Week, Second Week of February
Great American Pizza Bake,Second Week of February
Kraut and Frankfurter Week, Second Week of February
World AG Expo, Second Week of February
World Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week, Second Week of February
Love Makes the World Go Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week,
Second Week of February

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