February’s Trip Back in Time

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February’s Trip Back in Time

Tara Meany, Academic Life Editor

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  • Birthstone – Amethyst
  • Flower – Violet
  • February 1 – Super Bowl Sunday
  • February 2 – Groundhog Day
  • February 3 – Elmo’s Birthday
  • February 8 – Boy Scout Day celebrates the birthday of scouting in America.
  • February 9, 1894 – Hershey’s chocolate founded.
  • February 12, 1938 – Children’s author Judy Blume’s birthday.
  • February 12, 1959 – First Barbie doll put on sale.
  • February 13 – Blame Someone Else Day
  • February 17 – Mardi Gras is a carnival celebrated on Shrove Tuesday around the world, most famously in New Orleans.old chocolate wrapping
  • February 19 – Chinese New Years
  • February 19, 1968 – “Mister Roger’s Neighborhood”, a children’s show featuring Fred Rogers, debuted on television and ran for thirty-three years.
  • February 22 – World Thinking Day, a day of celebrating friendship, and advocacy for girls around the world in the Girl Scout and Girl Guide communities.
  • February 24 – Tortilla Chip Day
  • February 27 – Polar Bear Day
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