Important Days: February Month

The second month of the year ‘February’, is from the Latin word februa meaning “to cleanse”. It is also the second month as per Georgian and Julian’s calenders.

As per the Roman calendar, the second-month Februarius was named Februalia. It is a festival of purification and atonement that took place during this period.

In the case of leap year, February has 29 days, otherwise only 28 days in February.
John Samuel Agar (1773–1858), February from the print series The Months.
DayDay detail
01 FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
World Interfaith Harmony Week (First Week of February)
02 FebruaryWorld Wetlands day
04 FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
International Day of Human Fraternity
05 FebruarySafer Internet Day (Second day of second week of February)
06 FebruaryInternational Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
10 FebruaryNational Deworming Day
World Pulses Day
11 FebruaryWorld Day of the Sick
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
12 FebruaryWorld Marriage Day
National Productivity Day
Sexual and Reproduction Health Awareness Day
13 FebruaryWorld Radio Day
National Women's Day (Birth of Sarojini Naidu)
14 FebruaryValentine's Day
20 FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21 FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22 FebruaryWorld Scout Day
23 FebruaryWorld peace and understanding day
24 FebruaryCentral Excise Day
27 FebruaryWorld NGO Day
27 FebruaryWorld Sustainable Energy Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day
28/29 FebruaryRare Disease Day

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