2022 Daily Holidays that fall on February 23, include:
Curling is Cool Day
Diesel Engine Day
Inconvenience Yourself Day - February 23, 2022 (Fourth Wednesday in February)
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
National Banana Bread Day
National Dog Biscuit Day
National Rationalization Day
National Tile Day
Pink Shirt Day - February 23, 2022 (Last Wednesday in February)
Play Tennis Day
Tootsie Roll Day
World Understanding and Peace Day - February 23
2022 Weekly Holidays that include February 23, are:
Bird Health Awareness Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Last Full Week of February)
Build a Better Trade Show Image Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Third Full Week in February)
International Petroleum Week - February 22-24, 2022
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 17, 2022)
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Last Week in February)
National Engineer's Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Third Full Week in February)
National FFA Week - February 19-26, 2022 (Runs Saturday to Saturday and has February 22, George Washington's birthday in the week)
National Green Week - February 6 - April 30, 2022 (Start First Full Week in February to April 30)
National Justice for Animals Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Begins on the Fourth Week in February)
National Sauna Week - February 20-26, 2022 (Last Full Week of February)
Through with the Chew (Chewing Tobacco) - February 20-26, 2022 (Third Full Week in February)
2022 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 (Date Order)
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! 2022 dates are January 5 - February 28, 2022. Some pre-events are starting on December 23, 2021
Chinese New Year Festival and Parade - (San Francisco) - January 29 - March 6, 2022, Parade on February 19, 2022
Yukon Quest - Per their website, "In 2022, the Yukon Quest will be running 4 races, YQ300 (starts February 19th) & YQ100 (starts February 19th) in the Yukon, and the YQ550 (starts February 5th) and YQ200 (starts February 7th) in Alaska. The four races will run over 1,000 miles through 11 communities in Alaska and Yukon, following historic Northern travel routes"
Carnival of Venice - February 12, 2022 - March 1, 2022 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes
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)
Quote of the Day
Above is a James Herriot quote. He was a beloved veterinary surgeon who wrote humorous books about being a country vet.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Recipe of the Day for February 23, is Healthy Banana Bread from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits, in honor of February 23 being
National Banana Bread Day.
This Day in History
1822 - Boston is incorporated as a city
1836 – The Battle of the Alamo begins in San Antonio, Texas where the entire garrison was all eventually killed
1870 - Mississippi is readmitted to US
1883 – Alabama becomes the first U.S. state to enact an antitrust law
1886 - The London Times publishes the world's 1st classified ad
1896 – The Tootsie Roll is invented by Leo Hirshfield
1904 - US acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million
1905 - Rotary Club International formed by 4 men in Chicago
1915 - Nevada enforces easy divorce law
1940 - Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio," released
1942 – Japanese submarines fire artillery shells at the California coastline near Santa Barbara
1945 - US Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima, famous photo & statue