February Events Calendar for Educators

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February Events 2015

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February 2015
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National Freedom Day

Langston Hughes born, 1902

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officially came into existence, 1920

Robinson Crusoe Day

First meeting of the U.S. Supreme Court (1790)

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Elizabeth Blackwell born, 1821 (first female doctor)

Elmo's Birthday (Sesame Street Character)

Vietnam War Ended (1973)

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Facebook First Launched in 2004 as thefacebook.com

Russell Hoban born, 1925

Charles Lindbergh born, 1902

Create a Vacuum Day

Rosa Parks born, 1913

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Babe Ruth born, 1895

Monopoly Board Game Goes on Sale in Stores, 1935

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Charles Dickens born, 1812

Laura Ingalls Wilder born, 1867

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Boy Scouts' Day (Founded 1910)

Author Jules Verne born, 1828

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Hershey's Chocolate Founded in 1894

National Weather Service Established (1870)

Toothache Day

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Umbrella Day

Ratification of the 25th Amendment in 1967 (Presidential Succession)

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Jane Yolen born, 1939

Thomas Edison born, 1847

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

National Inventors' Day (In honor of Thomas Edison's birthday)

White T-Shirt Day

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Judy Blume born, 1938

Abraham Lincoln born, 1809 (16th President)

First Barbie Dolls for sale (1959)

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Get a Different Name Day

First Public School established (1635)

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Norman Bridwell born, 1928

National Gumdrop Day

Susan B. Anthony born, 1820

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President's Day

Nylon Patented By DuPont in 1937

King Tut's Burial Chamber opened in 1923

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Mardi Gras Always 47 days before Easter; also known as Fat Tuesday.

Random Acts of Kindness Day

National P.T.A. Founder's Day (1897)

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Former planet, Pluto, Discovered By Clyde Tombaugh in 1930

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Chinese New Year - Year of the Sheep

Phonograph Patented By Thomas Edison in 1878

Mr. Roger's Neighborhood Debuted, 1968

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John Glenn Orbits Earth in 1962 (in the Friendship 7 space capsule. He was the first person to orbit the Earth)

Toothpick Patented, 1872

Love Your Pet Day

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Malcom X Assassinated (1965)

Polaroid 'Land' Camera First Introduced By Edwin Land (1947)

Washington Monument dedicated (1885)

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George Washington born, 1732

Be Humble Day

World Thinking Day

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International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

U.S. Flag raised at Iwo Jima (1945)

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Steve Jobs born, 1955

Wilhelm Carl Grimm born, 1786

Gordon's Birthday (Sesame Street Personality)

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Quiet Day

Artist Pierre Auguste Renoir born, 1841

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Levi Strauss born, 1829

William F. Cody born, 1846 (Pony Express Rider)

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Uri Shulevitz born, 1935

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow born, 1807

International Polar Bear Day

John Steinbeck born, 1902

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Public Sleeping Day

Gold Seekers arrived in San Francisco (1849)

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More Lesson Plans! Also see our other February Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

Special Goings-On
Clean Out Your Computer Day (Second Monday)
President's Day (3rd Monday) Additional resources Below
Boy Scout Week (1st Week)

American Heart Month
        The Mysterious Human Heart - Find a collection of lessons and activities for the heart.
American History Month (Visit our Revolutionary War thematic unit!)
Black History Month -- Additional resources Below
International Friendship Month
National Cherry Month
National Dental Health Month
National Embroidery Month
National Grapefruit Month
National Snack Food Month
National Wild Bird Feeding Month
Responsible Pet Owners' Month


The Teacher's Corner Resources RESOURCES @ THE TEACHER'S CORNER

Ground Hog Day

Chinese New Year

President's Day


ADDITIONAL WEBSITES

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