NetPosterWorks - Educational Posters selected for teachers by a teacher.

art education & history
early childhood
food & cuisine
health & fitness
language arts & literature
notable people
peace education
pets & animals
social studies
vocational education
Global PathMarkers
Free Poster Index
History of Posters



Holidays index | January | FEBRUARY | March
February Observances: poster links resource links
African American /
Black History Month
Black History posters Patchwork of African American Life Lessons
National History Day history posters National History Day Org
AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month eye posters Prevent Blindness
American Heart Month cardiac system posters American Heart Association
Bird/Wild Bird Feeding Month birds posters Birdfeeding Organization
Cherry Month - Oh, George!! botany posters Cherry Marketing Association
Children's Dental Health Month teeth posters American Dental Association
Library Lovers Month literature posters Library Support Net
February Holidays
Feb 2 - Candlemas - midpoint between Winter Solstice & Spring Equinox candle poster “If Candlemas Day is bright and clear, There'll be two winters in the year,” Scottish Rhyme
Feb 2 - Groundhog Day - see Candlemas groundhog poster If the groundhog sees his shadow we will have six more weeks of winter. Punxsatawney Groundhog Club
Feb 2 - World Wetlands Day
wetlands posters World Wetlands Day
Feb 14 - Valentine's Day Valentine's posters Valentine's Day Lesson Plans
2-10-2013- Chinese Lunar New Year
(2012 - Dragon, 2013 - Snake)
China posters Chinese New Year Traditions
Feb. 18, 2013 - President's Day - Celebrate 3rd Monday (2-17-2014) Presidents posters Presidents Day
Feb. 12, 2013 - Mardi Gras Day
French for “Fat Tuesday” & Shrove Tuesday, (Pancake Day) - always 46 days before Easter.
Mardi Gras posters Last Day of Carnival before the fasting season of Lent. Mardi Gras (Fr.) Famous Carnivals are celebrated in New Orleans, Rio de Janiero, Nice and Cologne.
Feb 22, 2012 - Ash Wednesday -
7th Wed. before Easter
Lent posters
Christianity posters
Lenctentid: Time of Lengthening
Religion & Ethics BBC site
Feb. 24, 2012 - Purim/Holiday of Joy (March 20, 2011; 2-24-2013; 3-15-2014) Judaism posters Judaism 101
February Notable Dates
b. 2-1-1690 - Francesco Maria Veracini, violinist Francesco Maria Veracini Resource File
b. 2-1-1859 - Victor Herbert, composer Victor Herbert Resource File
2-1-1865 - Freedom Day- President Lincoln signs 13th Amendment CP Links for Learning - Lincoln
b. 2-1-1872 - Clara Butt, opera singer Clara Butt Resource File
b. 2-1-1874 - Hugo von Hofmannsthal, author & librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal Resource File
b. 2-1-1894 - James P. Johnson, musician James P. Johnson Resource File
b. 2-1-1902 - Langston Hughes, poet CP Links for Learning - Hughes
b. 2-1-1906 - Hildegarde, entertainer Hildegarde Resource File
b. 2-1-1918 - Muriel Spark, author Muriel Spark Resource File
b. 2-1-1922 - Renata Tebaldi, soprano opera singer Renata Tebaldi Resource File
b. 2-1-1939 - Fritjof Capra, physicist Fritjof Capra Resource File
• 2-1-2003 - Columbia Shuttle Tragedy NASA

b. 2-2-1650 - Nell Gwynne, actress Nell Gwynne Resource File
b. 2-2-1745 - Hannah More, author Hannah More Resource File
b. 2-2-1840 - Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray Resource File
b. 2-2-1859 - Henry Havelock Ellis, psychologist Henry Havelock Ellis Resource File
b. 2-2-1875 - Fritz Kreisler, composer Fritz Kreisler Resource File
b. 2-2-1882 - James Joyce, author James Joyce Resource File
b. 2-2-1883 - Johnston McCulley, author, creator of Zorro Johnston McCulley Resource File
b. 2-2-1901 - Jascha Heifetz, violinist Jascha Heifetz Resource File
b. 2-2-1905 - Ayn Rand, author/philosopher Ayn Rand Resource File
b. 2-2-1923 - James Dickey, author James Dickey Resource File
b. 2-2-1927 - Stan Getz, saxophonist Stan Getz Resource File
b. 2-2-1942 - James W. Loewen, educator James W. Loewen Resource File

d. c. 2-3-1468 - Johann Gutenberg, inventor Johann Gutenberg Resource File
b. 2-3-1525 - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, composer Palestrina Resource File
b. 2-3-1743 - Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, teacher Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Resource File
b. 2-3-1790 - Gideon Algernon Mantell, geologist Gideon Algernon Mantell Resource File
b. 2-3-1809 - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, composer Mendelssohn Resource File
b. 2-3-1809 - Ada Negri, author Ada Negri Resource File
b. 2-3-1811 - Horace Greeley, newspaper editor Horace Greeley Resource File
b. 2-3-1821 - Elizabeth Blackwell, physician Elizabeth Blackwell Resource File
b. 2-3-1842 - Sidney Lanier, poet & musician Sidney Lanier Resource File
b. 2-3-1859 - Hugo Junkers, aviation Hugo Junkers Resource File
b. 2-3-1874 - Gertrude Stein, author Gertrude Stein Resource File
b. 2-3-1874 - Norman Rockwell, illustrator Norman Rockwell Resource File
b. 2-3-1907 - James A. Michener, author James Michener Resource File
b. 2-3-1920 - Henry Heimlich, physician Henry Heimlich Resource File

b. 2-4-1746 - Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Revolutionary War hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko Resource File
b. 2-4-1805 - William Harrison Ainsworth, novelist William Ainsworth Resource File
b. 2-4-1810 - Alexis Benoit Soyer, chef Alexis Benoit Soyer Resource File
b. 2-4-1864 - Margot Asquith, author Margot Asquith Resource File
b. 2-4-1887 - Zena Dare, actress Zena Dare biography
b. 2-4-1902 - Charles Lindbergh, aviator Charles Lindbergh Resource File
b. 2-4-1905 - Eddie Foy, Jr., entertainer Eddie Foy, Jr. Resource File
b. 2-4-1906 - Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer Resource File
b. 2-4-1906 - Clyde W. Tombaugh, astronomer, Pluto poster Clyde Tombaugh Resource File
b. 2-4-1921 - Betty Friedan, author & activist Betty Friedan Resource File

b. 2-5-1810 - Ole Bull, violinist Ole Bull Resource File
b. 2-5-1837 - Edward M. Gallaudet, educator Edward M. Gallaudet Resource File
b. 2-5-1870 - C. E. Brock, illustrator C. E. Brock Resource File
b. 2-5-1911 - Jussi Bjorling, tenor opera singer Jussi Bjorling Resource File
b. 2-5-1914 - Wm. S. Burroughs, poet Wm. S. Burroughs Resource File
b. 2-5-1934 - Hank Aaron, baseball player Hank Aaron Resource File

d. 2-6-1497 - Johannes Ockeghem, composer Johannes Ockeghem Resource File
b. 2-6-1756 - Aaron Burr, Revolutionary War Aaron Burr Resource File
d. 2-6-1783 - Lancelot “Capability” Brown, landscape architect Lancelot Brown Resource File
• 2-6-1788 - Massachusetts Admission, 6th Massachusetts History Timeline
b. 2-6-1796 - John Stevens Henslow, botanist John Stevens Henslow Resource File
b. 2-6-1809 - Karl Bodner, artist Karl Bodner Resource File
b. 2-6-1882 - Anne Spencer, poet $ activist Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum
b. 2-6-1899 - Marjery Latimer, author Marjery Latimer Resource File
b. 2-6-1911 - Ronald Reagan, 40th US President White House Bio - Reagan
b. 2-6-1913 - Mary Leakey, scientist anthropology posters
b. 2-6-1913 - Rosa Parks, civil rights activist CP Links for Learning - Parks
b. 2-6-1945 - Bob Marley, musician Bob Marley Resource File
b. 2-6-1955 - Michael Pollan, author & activist Michael Pollan Resource File
b. 2-6-1976 - Kim Zmeskal, gymnast Kim Zmeskal Resource File

b. 2-7-1478 - Sir Thomas More, theologian Sir Thomas More Resource File
d. 2-7-1652 - Gregorio Allegri, composer Gregorio Allegri Resource File
b. 2-7-1812 - Charles Dickens, author CP Links for Learning - Dickens
b. 2-7-1867 - Laura Ingalls Wilder, author Laura Ingalls Wilder Home
b. 2-7-1870 - Alfred Adler, psychologist Alfred Adler Resource File
b. 2-7-1883 - Eubie Blake, musician Eubie Blake Resource File
b. 2-7-1885 - Sinclair Lewis, author Sinclair Lewis Resource File
b. 2-7-1907 - Marjorie Lawrence, soprano Marjorie Lawrence Resource File
b. 2-7-1920 - An Wang, computers An Wang Resource File

b. 2-8-1819 - John Ruskin, philosopher, author, architect John Ruskin Resource File
b. 2-8-1828 - Jules Verne, author Jules Verne Resource File
b. 2-8-1831 - Rebecca Lee Crumpler, physician Rebecca Lee Crumpler Resource File
b. 2-8-1834 - Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, chemist Mendeleyev Resource File
b. 2-8-1850 - Kate Chopin, author Kate Chopin Resource File
b. 2-8-1876 - Paula Modersohn-Becker, artist Modersohn-Becker Resource File
b. 2-8-1878 - Martin Buber, philosopher, theologian, educator Martin Buber Resource File
b. 2-8-1880 - Jean Louis Conneau, aviator Jean Louis Conneau Resource File
b. 2-8-1880 - Franz Marc, artist Franz Marc Resource File
b. 2-8-1882 - Thomas Selfridge, aviator Thomas Etholen Selfridge File
b. 2-8-1886 - Alberto Vargas, artist Alberto Vargas Resource File
b. 2-8-1888 - Dame Edith Evans, actress Dame Edith Evans Resource File
b. 2-8-1911 - Elizabeth Bishop, poet Elizabeth Bishop Resource File
b. 2-8-1936 - Jean Auel, author Jean Auel Resource File
b. 2-8-1946 - Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur, author Paul Hawken Resource File

b. 2-9-1773 - Wm. Henry Harrison, 9th US President White House Bio - Harrison
b. 2-9-1779 - Mademoiselle Mars, actress Mademoiselle Mars Resource File
b. 2-9-1865 - Aletta Jacobs, physician & suffragette Aletta Jacobs Resource File
b. 2-9-1865 - Mrs. Patrick Campbell, actress Mrs. Patrick Campbell Resource File
b. 2-9-1866 - George Ade, journalist George Ade Resource File
b. 2-9-1874 - Amy Lawrence Lowell, poet Amy Lawrence Lowell Resource File
b. 2-9-1907 - H.S.M. Coxeter, geometer H. S. M. Coxeterl Resource File
b. 2-9-1909 - Carmen Miranda, actress Carmen Miranda Resource File
b. 2-9-1910 - Jacques-Lucien Monod, biologist Jacques-Lucien Monod Resource File
b. 2-9-1910 - Anna Sokolow, dancer, choreographer, peace activist Anna Sokolow Resource File
b. 2-9-1922 - Kathryn Grayson, actress & operatic soprano Kathryn Grayson Resource File
b. 2-9-1923 - Brendan Behan, poet Brendan Behan Resource File
b. 2-9-1940 - J. M. Coetzee, author J. M. Coetzee Resource File
b. 2-9-1942 - Carole King, singer/songwriter Carole King Resource File
b. 2-9-1944 - Alice Walker, author Alice Walker Resource File
b. 2-9-1945 - Mia Farrow, actress Mia Farrow Resource File

b. 2-10-1775 - Charles Lamb, essayist & poet Charles Lamb Resource File
b. 2-10-1868 - William Allen White, author William Allen White Resource File
b. 2-10-1890 - Boris Pasternak, author Boris Pasternak Resource File
b. 2-10-1897 - Dame Judith Anderson, actress Judith Anderson Resource File
b. 2-10-1898 - Bertolt Brecht, author Bertolt Brecht Resource File
b. 2-10-1902 - Walter Brattain, physicist Walter Brattain Resource File
b. 2-10-1927 - Leontyne Price, opera singer Leontyne Price Resource File
b. 2-10-1944 - Frances Moore Lappé, activist Frances Moore Lappe Resource File

b. 2-11-1802 - Lydia Maria Child, activist Lydia Maria Child Resource File
b. 2-11-1847 - Thomas Alva Edison, inventor CP Links for Learning - Edison

b. 2-12-1663 - Cotton Mather, theologian Cotton Mather Resource File
b. 2-12-1870 - Marie Lloyd, music hall singer Marie Lloyd Resource File
b. 2-12-1809 - Charles Darwin, scientist Charles Darwin Resource File
b. 2-12-1809 - Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President CP Links for Learning - Lincoln
b. 2-12-1880 - John L. Lewis, labor leader John L. Lewis Resource File
b. 2-12-1884 - Max Beckmann, artist Max Beckmann Resource File
b. 2-12-1893 - Omar Bradley, military Omar Bradley Resource File
b. 2-12-1938 - Judy Blume, author Judy Blume Resource File

b. 2-13-1766 - Thomas Robert Malthus, philosopher Thomas Malthus Resource File
b. 2-13-1873 - Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin, opera singer Feodor Chaliapin Resource File
b. 2-13-1910 - William Shockley, physicist William Shockley Resource File
b. 2-13-1920 - Eileen Farrell, soprano opera singer Eileen Farrell Resource File
b. 2-13-1923 - Chuck Yaeger, aviator Chuck Yaeger Resource File
b. 2-13-1943 - Elaine Pagels, historian & theologian Elaine Pagels Resource File
b. 2-13-1950 - Peter Gabriel, musican & humanitarian Peter Gabriel Resource File

• 2-14-1859 - Oregon Admission, 33th state Oregon State Capital Tour
b. 2-14-c.1818 - Frederick Douglass, abolitionist CP Links for Learning - Douglass
b. 2-14-1847 - Anna Howard Shaw, suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Resource File
b. 2-14-1873 - Albert Guilliaume, artist Albert Guilliaume Resource File
b. 2-14-1894 - Jack Benny, comedian & violinist Jack Benny Resource File
• 2-14-1912 - Arizona Admission, 48th state Arizona Humanities Council
b. 2-14-1913 - James Hoffa, labor leader James Hoffa Resource File
b. 2-14-1959 - Renee Fleming, opera singer Renee Fleming Resource File

b. 2-15-1564 - Galileo Galilei, mathematician, astronomer Galileo Galilei Resource File
b. 2-15-1748 - Jeremy Bentham, philosopher Jeremy Bentham Resource File
b. 2-15-1755 - Jean-Nicolas Corvisart, physician Jean-Nicolas Corvisart Resource File
b. 2-15-1809 - Cyrus McCormick, inventor Cyrus McCormick Resource File
b. 2-15-1817 - Charles-Francois Daubigny, artist Charles-Francois Daubigny Resource File
b. 2-15-1820 - Susan B. Anthony, suffragette CP Links for Learning - Anthony
b. 2-15-1845 - Elihu Root, Nobel Peace winner Elihu Root Resource File
b. 2-15-1856 - Emil Kraepelin, psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin Resource File
b. 2-15-1858 - William Henry Pickering, astronomer William Henry Pickering Resource File
b. 2-15-1874 - Ernest Shackleton, explorer Ernest Shackleton Resource File
b. 2-15-1910 - Irena Sendler, activist Irena Sendler Resource File
b. 2-15-1935 - Roger Chaffee, astronaut Roger Chaffee Resource File

b. 2-16-1495 - Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Resource File
b. 2-16-1497 - Philipp Melanchthon, theologian Philipp Melanchthon Resource File
b. 2-16-1834 - Ernst Haeckel, biologist Ernst Haeckel Resource File
b. 2-16-1838 - Henry Adams, author & educator Henry Adams Resource File
b. 2-16-1847 - Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, composer Scharwenka Resource File
b. 2-16-1876 - George Macaulay Trevelyan, historian George Macaulay Trevelyan Resource File

d. 2-17-1600 - Giordano Bruno, philosopher & theologian Giordano Bruno Resource File
b. 2-17-1653 - Arcangelo Corelli, violinist & composer Arcangelo Corelli Resource File
b. 2-17-1740 - John Sullivan, Continental Army John Sullivan Resource File
b. 2-17-1755 - Catherine Littlefield Greene, inventor Catherine Littlefield Greene Resource File
b. 2-17-1781 - René Laennec, physician Rene Laennec Resource File
b. 2-17-1821 - Lola Montez, dancer Lola Montez Resource File
b. 2-17-1879 - Dorothy Canfield Fisher, author Dorothy Canfield Fisher Resource File
b. 2-17-1881 - Mary Breckinridge, midwife & nurse Mary Breckinridge Resource File
b. 2-17-1924 - Margaret Truman, author Margaret Truman Resource File
b. 2-17-1963 - Michael Jordan, basketball player Michael Jordan Resource File

b. 2-18-1374 - Jadwiga of Poland Jadwiga of Poland Resource File
b. 2-14-1404 - Leone Battista Alberti, architect Leone Battista Alberti Resource File
b. 2-18-1516 - Mary I of England Mary I of England Resource File
b. 2-18-1745 - Alessandro Volta, physicist Alessandro Volta Resource File
b. 2-18-1832 - Octave Chanute, aviation pioneer Octave Chanute Resource File
d. 2-18-1832 - Cornplanter, Seneca chief Cornplanter Resource File
b. 2-18-1851 - Ida Husted Harper, activist & journalist Ida Husted Harper Resource File
b. 2-18-1883 - Nikos Kazantzakis, author Nikos Kazantzakis Resource File
b. 2-18-1894 - Paul R. Williams, architect Paul R. Williams Resource File
b. 2-18-1909 - Wallace Stegner, environmentalist & author Wallace Stegner Resource File
b. 2-18-1911 - Merle Oberon, actress Merle Oberon Resource File
b. 2-18-1931 - Toni Morrison, author CP Links for Learning - Morrison
b. 2-18-1934 - Audre Lorde, poet Audre Lorde Resource File
b. 2-18-1974 - Julia “Butterfly” Hill, environmental activist Julia “Butterfly” Hill Resource File

b. 2-19-1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus Resource File
b. 2-19-1858 - Charles Eastman, Native American activist, physician Charles Eastman Resource File
b. 2-19-1877 - Gabriele Munter, artist Gabriele Munter Resource File
b. 2-19-1865 - Sven Anders Hedin, explorer Sven Anders Hedin Resource File
b. 2-19-1896 - André Breton, author André Breton Resource File
b. 2-19-1917 - Carson McCullers, author Carson McCullers Resource File
b. 2-19-1922 - Fredell Lack, violinist Fredell Lack Resource File
b. 2-19-1940 - Smokey Robinson, musician Smokey Robinson Resource File

b. 2-20-1735 - Martha Ballard, midwife Martha Ballard Resource File
b. 2-20-1805 - Angelina Grimke Weld, abolitionist Angelina Grimke Weld Resource File
b. 2-20-1844 - Joshua Slocum, explorer Joshua Slocum Resource File
b. 2-20-1874 - Mary Garden, opera singer Mary Garden Resource File
b. 2-20-1875 - Marie Marvingt, aviator Marie Marvingt Resource File
b. 2-20-1888 - Marie Rambert, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Marie Rambert Resource File
b. 2-20-1901 - Louis Kahn, architect Louis Kahn Resource File
b. 2-20-1901 - Rene Dubos, microbiologist & environmentalist Rene Dubos Resource File
b. 2-20-1902 - Ansel Adams, photographer & environmentalist Ansel Adams Resource File
b. 2-20-1937 - Nancy Wilson, singer Nancy Wilson Resource File
d. 2-20-1939 - Luther Standing Bear, activist, author, actor Luther Standing Bear Resource File
b. 2-20-1941 - Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie Resource File

b. 2-21-1801 - John Henry Newman, theologian John Henry Newman Resource File
b. 2-21-1821 - Rachel, actress Rachel Resource File
b. 2-21-1836 - Leo Delibes, composer Leo Delibes Resource File
b. 2-21-1888 - Clemence Dane, author Clemence Dane Resource File
b. 2-21-1892 - Harry Stack Sullivan, psychiatrist Harry Stack Sullivan Resource File
b. 2-21-1893 - Angres Segovia, classical guitarist Andres Segovia Resource File
b. 2-21-1895 - Henrik Dam, biologist Henrik Dam Resource File
b. 2-21-1903 - Anais Nin, author Anais Nin Resource File
b. 2-21-1907 - W. H. Auden, author W. H. Auden Resource File
b. 2-21-1913 - Benjamin Bloom, psychologist & educator Benjamin Bloom Resource File
b. 2-21-1933 - Nina Simone, musician & activist Nina Simone Resource File
b. 2-21-1936 - Barbara Jordan, lawyer & statesperson Barbara Jordan Resource File
b. 2-21-1947 - Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich Resource File

b. 2-22-1732 - George Washington, 1st US President George Washington Birthplace
b. 2-22-1788 - Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer Resource File
b. 2-22-1792 - Roderick Murchison, geologist Roderick Murchison Resource File
b. 2-22-1819 - James Russell Lowell, poet James Russell Lowell Resource File
b. 2-22-1857 - Heinrich Hertz, physicist Heinrich Hertz Resource File
b. 2-22-1876 - Zitkala-Sa, author, teacher, musician, activist Zitkala-Sa Resource File
b. 2-22-1889 - R. G. Collingwood, historian R. G. Collingwood Resource File
b. 2-23-1883 - Karl Jaspers, psychiatrist Karl Jaspers Resource File
b. 2-22-1892 - Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay Resource File
b. 2-22-1900 - Luis Bunuel, filmmaker Luis Buñuel Resource File
b. 2-22-1922 - Samia Gamal, dancer Samia Gamal Resource File
b. 2-22-1925 - Edward Gorey, author Edward Gorey Resource File
b. 2-22-1952 - William Frist, physician & politian Bill Frist Resource File
b. 2-22-1972 - Michael Chang, tennis player Michael Chang Resource File

d. 2-23-1632 - Giambattista Basile, poet & fairy tale collector Giambattista Basile Resource File
b. 2-23-1633 - Samuel Pepys, diarist Samuel Pepys Resource File
b. 2-23-1685 - Georg Friedrich Händel, composer George Frideric Handel Resource File
b. 2-23-1786 - Wilhelm Karl Grimm, storyteller Grimm's Fairytales
b. 2-23-1787 - Emma Willard, educator Emma Willard Resource File
b. 2-23-1822 - Passmore Williamson, abolitionist Passmore Williamson Resource File
b. 2-23-1868 - W. E. B. DuBois, educator & activist CP Links for Learning - DuBois
b. 2-23-1892 - Randolph Vance, author & folklorist Randolph Vance Resource File
b. 2-23-1904 - William L. Shirer, historian & journalist William L. Shirer Resource File
d. 2-23-1904 - Quanah Parker, Comanche chief Quanah Parker Resource File
b. 2-23-1915 - Paul Tibbets, aviator Paul Tibbets Resource File
• 2-23-1945 - Iwo Jima Day U.S. Marines raised the flag on Mt. Suribachi

b. 2-24-1304 - Ibn Battuta, explorer Ibn Battuta Resource File
b. 2-24-1463 - Pico Della Mirandola, philosopher Pico Della Mirandola Resource File
b. 2-24-1664 - Thomas Newcomen, inventor Thomas Newcomen Resource File
b. 2-24-1786 - Wilhelm Grimm, folklorist Wilhelm Grimm Resource File
2-24-1803, Marbury v. Madison; The Supreme Court established judicial review as a legitimate power of the Court on constitutional grounds. Background on Marbury v Madison
d. 2-24-1821 - Marie-Anne Collot, artist Marie-Anne Collet Resource File
b. 2-24-1827 - Lydia Becker, suffragist Lydia Becker Resource File
b. 2-24-1836 - Winslow Homer, artist CP Links for Learning - Homer
b. 2-24-1890 - Marjorie Main, actress Marjorie Main Resource File
b. 2-24-1955 - Steve Jobs, co-founder Apple Computer Steve Jobs Resource File

d. 2-25-1574 - Vittoria Colonna, poet Vittoria Colonna Resource File
b. 2-25-1728 - John Wood the Younger, architect John Wood, the Younger Resource File
b. 2-25-1778 - Gen. Jose de San Martin, military San Martin Resource File
• 2-25-1836 - Samuel Colt patents revolving mechanism for firearms Revolvers
b. 2-25-1841 - Pierre August Renoir, artist Pierre August Renoir Resource File
b. 2-25-1841 - Rudolf Steiner, Waldorf School founder, architect & philosopher Rudolf Steiner Resource File
b. 2-25-1873 - Enrico Caruso, opera singer Enrico Caruso Resource File
• 2-25-1928 - First U.S. television license “Television is in the business of reprogramming the sensory life of North America, changing the outlook and experience of the population. This has nothing to do with programs: it has everything to do with the medium.” Marshall McLuhan Museum of Television

b. 2-25-1928 - A. Leon Higgenbotham, Jr., jurist A. Leon Higgenbotham, Jr. Resource File

• 2-26-1564 - Christopher Marlowe christened Christopher Marlowe Resource File
b. 2-26-1732 - Francis Marion, Revolutionary War Hero Francis Marion Resource File
b. 2-26-1802 - Victor Hugo, author Victor Hugo Resource File
b. 2-26-1808 - Honoré Daumier, artist Honoré Daumier Resource File
b. 2-26-1821 - Félix Ziem, painter Félix Ziem Resource File
b. 2-26-1842 - Camille Flammarion, astronomer Camille Flammarion Resource File
b. 2-26-1846 - Buffalo Bill Cody, scout & showman Buffalo Bill Cody Resource File
b. 2-26-1878 - Emmy Destinn, operatic soprano Emmy Destinn Resource File
b. 2-26-1909 - Fanny Cradock, television cook & writer Fanny Cradock Resource File
b. 2-26-1923 - “Fats” Domino, musician “Fats” Domino Resource File

b. 2-27-1807 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet CP Links for Learning - Longfellow
b. 2-27-1847 - Ellen Terry, actress Ellen Terry Resource File
b. 2-27-1861 - Rudolf Steiner, architect & spiritual studies
Rudolf Steiner Resource File
b. 2-27-1886 - Hugo Black, Supreme Court Hugo Black Resource File
b. 2-27-1888 - Roberto Assagioli, psychologist Roberto Assagioli Resource File
b. 2-27-1888 - Lotte Lehmann, opera singer Lotte Lehmann Resource File
b. 2-27-1897 - Marian Anderson, opera singer Marian Anderson Resource File
b. 2-27-1902 - Lucio Costa, architect Lucio Costa Resource File
b. 2-27-1902 - John Steinbeck, author John Steinbeck Resource File
b. 2-27-1923 - Dexter Gordon, musician Dexter Gordon Resource File
b. 2-27-1932 - Elizabeth Taylor, actress Elizabeth Taylor Resource File
b. 2-27-1923 - “Bo Diddley”, musician “Bo Diddley” Resource File
b. 2-27-1934 - N. Scott Momaday, author N. Scott Momaday Resource File
b. 2-27-1934 - Ralph Nader, consumer advocate Ralph Nader Resource File
b. 2-27-1942 - Charlayne Hunter-Gault, journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault Resource File

b. 2-28-1553 - Michel de Montaigne, author Michel de Montaigne Resource File
b. 2-28-1714 - Gioacchino Conti, opera singer Gioacchino Conti Resource File
b. 2-28-1820 - John Tenniel, illustrator John Tenniel Resource File
b. 2-28-1882 - Geraldine Farrar, opera singer Geraldine Farrar Resource File
b. 2-28-1901 - Linus Pauling, scientist Linus Pauling Resource File
b. 2-28-1929 - Frank O. Gehry, architect Frank O. Gehry Resource File
b. 2-28-1938 - Tommy Tune, dancer & choreographer Tommy Tune Resource File
b. 2-28-1948 - Bernadette Peters, actress & singer Bernadette Peters Resource File
b. 2-28-1970 - Lemony Snicket, author Lemony Snicket Resource File

b. 2-29-1736 - Ann Lee, theologian Ann Lee Resource File
b. 2-29-1792 - Gioacchino Rossini, composer Gioacchino Rossini Resource File
b. 2-28-1797 - Mary Lyon, educator Mary Lyon Resource File
b. 2-29-1892 - Augusta Savage, sculptor Augusta Savage Resource File
b. 2-29-1936 - Jack Lousma, astronaut Jack Lousma Resource File
February Facts Facts & Tidbits

February: Warming by the Fire, Master Ermengaut, Giclee PrintFebruary, 2nd month of the year, was named for the Latin februum, meaning a time of purification, an early spring cleaning. In the Northern Hemisphere February is at the end of the Winter season.

February is the shortest month of the year, and the only month to have an extra day added every 4th year, or Leap Year. Other names for February include the Anglo-Saxon Solmoneth (sun month), Kale-monath (cabbage) and Charlemagne's designation, Hornung.

February Astrological Signs
Aquarius: January 20 - Feb 18 Aquarius poster
Aquarius, the Water Carrier Ecard
cardinal, earth, universal; “I build,” ambitious, cautious, authoritative, cunning, competent, stable, saturnine, knees/skeleton; prudent, cautious, suspicious.
Pisces: Feb 19 - March 20 Pisces poster
Pisces, the Fish Ecard
fixed, air, universal; “I know,” friendships, cause-oriented, the group, society, progressive, eccentric, aloof, calves/ankles; democratic, unconventional, detached.
February Birthstones
Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz whose name comes from the Greek 'a' ("not") and 'methustos '("to intoxicate"), referring to the belief of the ancient Greeks and Romans that those who wore amethyst were protected from intoxication.
Minerals Chart Art Print Birthstone (U of Washington)
Amethyst Resource File
February Flowers
Violets signify faithfulness, fertility and love.
Primrose is the first "rose" (prime-rose) to flower in the spring.
flower posters Violet Resource File
Primrose Resource File

previous page | top

January | February | March | April | May | June
July | August | September | October | November | December

NPW home | Global PathMarker Collection | APWTW Blog | faqs-about | contact | search | privacy
links for learning & curriculum ideas | bookshelves | toybox | media | ecards | quotes ©2007-2015 The Creative Process, LLC All Rights Reserved.

last updated 2/12/14