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February 1: Black History Month begins in Canada and the United States; Fajr decade begins in Iran; National Freedom Day in the United States

The Shard, London
The Shard, London

Thomas Campbell (b. 1763) · Clara Butt (b. 1872) · George Whipple (d. 1976)

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February 2: Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

Statue of Alexander Selkirk
Statue of Alexander Selkirk

Piotr Skarga (b. 1536) · Vincenzo Dimech (d. 1831) · Christie Brinkley (b. 1954)

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February 3: Setsubun in Japan; Four Chaplains' Day in the United States

José de San Martín
José de San Martín

Caroline von Wolzogen (b. 1763) · Giuseppe Moretti (b. 1857) · C. N. Annadurai (d. 1969)

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February 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka ( 1948)

Emperor Taizu of Song
Emperor Taizu of Song

Ceolnoth (d. 870) · Carl Michael Bellman (b. 1740) · Jenny Shipley (b. 1952)

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February 5

A tulip from a 1637 Dutch catalog
A tulip from a 1637 Dutch catalog

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (b. 1804) · Peg Entwistle (b. 1908) · Margaret Oakley Dayhoff (d. 1983)

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February 6: Sami National Day ( Sami people); Ronald Reagan Day in most U.S. states

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

Joseph Priestley (d. 1804) · Isabella Beeton (d. 1865) · Eva Braun (b. 1912)

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February 7

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Bartholomäus Sastrow (d. 1603) · Desmond Doss (b. 1919) · Steve Nash (b. 1974)

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February 8: Fat Thursday (Catholicism, 2018)

Theatrical poster for The Birth of a Nation
Theatrical poster for The Birth of a Nation

Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (b. 882) · Jules Verne (b. 1828) · Iris Murdoch (d. 1999)

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February 9: Rio Carnival begins in Brazil (2018)

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis

Judith Quiney (d. 1662) · Alberto Vargas (b. 1896) · Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

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February 10

The fire at Namdaemun in 2008
The fire at Namdaemun in 2008

Ary Scheffer (b. 1795) · Harold Macmillan (b. 1894) · Pope Pius XI (d. 1939)

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University College London Main Building
University College London Main Building

Heraclius (d. 641) · Ellen Broe (b. 1900) · Kelly Rowland (b. 1981)

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February 12: Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2018)

Soviet frigate Bezzavetny (right) bumping the USS Yorktown
Soviet frigate Bezzavetny (right) bumping the USS Yorktown

Jan Ladislav Dussek (b. 1760) · Charles Darwin (b. 1809) · Anna Anderson (d. 1984)

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February 13: Shrove Tuesday (Western Christianity, 2018)

The Cambridge Union building
The Cambridge Union building

Muhammad ibn Ra'iq (d. 942) · George Rogers Clark (d. 1818) · Faiz Ahmad Faiz (b. 1911)

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February 14: Valentine's Day ; Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2018)

The Pale Blue Dot photograph of Earth
The Pale Blue Dot photograph of Earth

John Wilkins (b. 1614) · Margaret E. Knight (b. 1838) · Adnan Saidi (d. 1942)

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February 15: National Flag of Canada Day; Statehood Day in Serbia ( 1804)

Flag of Canada
Flag of Canada

Tiberios III/ Leontios (d. 706) · Sophie Bryant (b. 1850) · Irena Sendler (b. 1910)

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February 16: Day of the Shining Star in North Korea

The original hand-written Act of Independence of Lithuania
The original hand-written Act of Independence of Lithuania

Coluccio Salutati (b. 1331) · Thomas Bracken (d. 1898) · Mary Amdur (d. 1998)

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February 17: Independence Day in Kosovo ( 2008)

Armory Show poster
Armory Show poster

María de las Mercedes Barbudo (d. 1849) · Karen O'Connor (b. 1958) · Ed Sheeran (b. 1991)

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February 18

Vasil Levski
Vasil Levski

Francesco Redi (b. 1626) · Kristijonas Donelaitis (d. 1780) · Yoko Ono (b. 1933)

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February 19: Clean Monday (Eastern Christianity, 2018); Family Day in various regions of Canada (2018)

Dust storm at Manzanar
Dust storm at Manzanar

Nicolaus Copernicus (b. 1473) · Knut Hamsun (d. 1952) · Joseph Szigeti (d. 1973)

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February 20

Photo of the moon taken by Ranger 8
Photo of the moon taken by Ranger 8

Gail Kim (b. 1977) ·

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February 21: Language Movement Day in Bangladesh

Polaroid Land Camera Model 95
Polaroid Land Camera Model 95

Nina Simone (b. 1933) · Baruch Spinoza (d. 1677)

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February 22

Dolly the sheep
Dolly the sheep

Arthur Schopenhauer (b. 1788) · Robert Baden-Powell (b. 1857) · Elizabeth Keawepoʻoʻole Sumner (d. 1911) · Felix Frankfurter (d. 1965)

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February 23: National Day in Brunei ( 1984); Defender of the Fatherland Day in Russia and several other former Soviet republics

Scene of the Grayrigg derailment
Scene of the Grayrigg derailment

Samuel Pepys (b. 1633) · John Keats (d. 1821) · Edward Elgar (d. 1934)

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February 24: Independence Day in Estonia ( 1918); Flag Day in Mexico; National Artist Day in Thailand

President Juan Perón of Argentina
President Juan Perón of Argentina

Æthelberht of Kent (d. 616) · Steve Jobs (b. 1955)

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February 25: Ayyám-i-Há begins ( Bahá'í calendar); Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia ( 1921)

Edvard Beneš
Edvard Beneš

José de San Martín (b. 1778) · George Harrison (b. 1943) · Don Bradman (d. 2001)

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February 26: Saviours' Day ( Nation of Islam); Liberation Day in Kuwait ( 1991)

"Livery Stable Blues"

Levi Strauss (b. 1829) · Mary Whiton Calkins (d. 1930)

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February 27

Manuel Belgrano
Manuel Belgrano

Marian Anderson (b. 1897) · John Steinbeck (b. 1902) · Leah Poulton (b. 1984)

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February 28: Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2018); Kalevala Day in Finland

Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar
Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar

Michel de Montaigne (b. 1533) · Henry James (d. 1916) · Koesbini (d. 1991)

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February 29: Leap day ( Gregorian calendar)

Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree

Oswald of Worcester (d. 992) · Gioachino Rossini (b. 1792)

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