2017 Daily Holidays that fall on February 23, include:
Curling is Cool Day
Diesel Engine Day
Digital Learning Day - February 23, 2017
Discover Girl Day - February 23, 2017
Fat Thursday - February 23, 2017 (Catholic)
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
National Banana Bread Day
National Chili Day - February 23, 2017 (Last Thursday in February)
National Dog Biscuit Day
Play Tennis Day
The Great American Spit Out - February 23, 2017 (Thursday of Through With the Chew Week)
2017 Weekly Holidays that include February 23, are:
American Camp Week - February 21-24, 2017
Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week - February 19-25, 2017 (Third Week in February)
Build a Better Trade Show Image Week - February 19-25, 2017 (Third Full Week in February)
International Petroleum Week - February 21-23, 2017
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 16, 2017)
National Date Week (Fruit) - February 17-26, 2017
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 19-25, 2017 (Fourth Week in February)
National Engineer's Week - February 19-25, 2017 (Movable Week in February)
National Entrepreneurship Week - February 19-26, 2017
National FFA Week - February 19-25, 2017
National Invasive Species Awareness Week - February 19-26, 2017
National Justice for Animals Week - February 19-26, 2017
Through with the Chew (Chewing Tobacco) - February 19-25, 2017 (Third Full Week in February)
US Snow Shoe Days - February 23-26, 2017
2017 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! 2017 Dates are January 5 - February 28, 2017
Carnival of Venice - February 11-28, 2017 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes.
Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 16, 2017 - March 18, 2017 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)