2016 Daily Holidays that fall on February 23, include:
Curling is Cool Day
Diesel Engine Day
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
National Banana Bread Day
National Dog Biscuit Day
Play Tennis Day
Spay Day USA - February 23, 2016 (Last Tuesday in February)
World Spay Day - February 23, 2016 (Last Tuesday in February
2016 Weekly Holidays that include February 23, are:
Bird Health Awareness Week - February 21-27, 2016
Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week - February 21-27, 2016 (Third Week in February)
Build a Better Trade Show Image Week - February 21-27, 2016 (Third Full Week in February)
Jewish Book Week - February 20-28, 2016
Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - February 10, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is March 27, 2016)
Museum Advocacy Days - February 22-23, 2016 (Last Mon/Tues in February)
National Date Week (Fruit) - February 21-27, 2016
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 21-27, 2016 (Fourth Week in February)
National Engineer's Week - February 21-27, 2016 (Movable Week in February)
National Entrepreneurship Week - February 20-27, 2016
National FFA Week - February 21-27, 2016
National Invasive Species Awareness Week - February 21-27, 2016
National Justice for Animals Week - February 21-27, 2016
National Pancake Week - February 21-27, 2016
Through with the Chew (Chewing Tobacco) - February 21-27, 2016 (Third Full Week in February)
2016 Monthly Holidays that include February 23, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our February Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of February.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - Starts annually on January 5, and typically runs for a month or more, in Harbin, China and is the largest ice and snow festival in the world! 2016 Dates are January 5 - February 28, 2016
Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 19, 2016 - March 20, 2016 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
The Astrological Sign for February 23 is Pisces.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for February are:
Violet - symbolizes faithfulness, loyalty, humility, wisdom, and hope
Primrose - Modesty, distinction, and virtue
The Birthstone for February is Amethyst.
1940 – Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider)
1965 – Michael Dell, Founder and CEO of Dell, Inc.
1994 – Dakota Fanning, American actress
1848 – John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States from 1825-1829 dies of a stroke (b. 1767)
1995 – James Herriot, Veterinary Surgeon and English writer of All Creatures Great and Small (b. 1916)