2020 Daily Holidays that fall on February 25, include:
Mardi Gras Carnival (New Orleans) - February 25, 2020
National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day
National Clam Chowder Day
National Pancake Day (IHOP) - February 25, 2020
National Pistol Patent Day
Paczki Day - February 25, 2020 (Always Shrove Tuesday)
Rubber Ducky Day
Shrove Tuesday - February 25, 2020
Spay Day USA - February 25, 2020 (Last Tuesday in February)
World Spay Day - February 25, 2020 (Last Tuesday in February)
2020 Weekly Holidays that include February 25, are:
Bird Health Awareness Week - February 23-29, 2020
International Petroleum Week - February 24-27, 2020
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 12, 2020)
Museum Advocacy Days - February 24-25, 2020 (Last Mon/Tues in February)
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 23-29, 2020
National Green Week - February 2 - April 30, 2020
National Invasive Species Awareness Week - February 23-29, 2020
National Justice for Animals Week - February 23 - March 1, 2020
Shrovetide - February 23-25, 2020 (Shrove Tuesday, and the Two Days Preceding it)
2020 Monthly Holidays that include February 25, 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
Carnival of Venice - February 8-25, 2020 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes.
Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 13, 2020 - March 14, 2020 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
Cricket World Cup - February 13 - March 29, 2020
Carnival (Rio de Janeiro in Brazil) - February 21-26, 2020 - Carnival is the biggest festival in the world with two million people a day on the streets. Floats, Parades, Balls, Music and Dancing are all part of the Event
Losar - February 24-26, 2020 - The Tibetan New Year, a three day festival that mixes sacred and secular practices that include prayers, ceremonies, hanging prayer flags, as well as sacred and folk dancing and partying. The first day is the most important.
Mardi Gras Carnival - February 25, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana
The Astrological Sign for February 25 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.
1901 – Zeppo Marx, American actor (youngest of the five Marx brothers) (d. 1979)
1920 – Sun Myung Moon, Korean religious leader, founder of Unification Church (d. 2012)
1935 – Sally Jessy Raphaël, American talk show host
1943 – George Harrison, English singer and guitarist, member of The Beatles (d. 2001)
1966 – Nancy O'Dell, American television personality
1973 – Julio Iglesias, Jr., Spanish singer
1975 – Chelsea Handler, American comedian, author, and actress
1976 – Rashida Jones, American actress (The Office, Parks & Recreation)
1864 – Anna Harrison, American First Lady, wife of President William Henry Harrison (b. 1775)
1983 – Tennessee Williams, American playwright (b. 1911)
2006 - Darren McGavin, American actor (Mike Hammer, Murphy Brown) (b. 1922)
2017 - Bill Paxton, American actor (Big Love, Titanic) (b. 1955)
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Recipe of the Day for February 25 is a Salmon Cakes Recipe with Salmon Sauce. (Recipes open up a new browser on Kerry's Healthy Diet Habit website)
This Day in History
1751 - 1st performing monkey exhibited in America in New York City (admission was 1 cent)
1836 – Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver
1859 - 1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence
1862 - Congress forms US Bureau of Engraving & Printing
1901 – J. P. Morgan incorporates the United States Steel Corporation
1913 - 16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax
1919 - League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
1919 – Oregon places a 1 cent per U.S. gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax
1925 - Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska
1932 – Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, which allows him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident. (President of the Reich)
1933 – The USS Ranger is launched. It is the first US Navy ship to be built solely as an aircraft carrier
1968 - 430 Unification Church couples wed in Korea
This Day in Music
1957 - Buddy Holly & Crickets record That'll Be the Day
1963 - Beatles release their 1st single in US Please Please Me
1965 - The Seekers, a folk-pop group from Australia, hit #1 on the UK singles chart with I'll Never Find Another You
1981 - Christopher Cross wins a Grammy for Best new artist and Best song for Sailing
1982 - Final episode of The Lawrence Welk Show airs
1992 - James Brown receives a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award
1998 - Bo Diddley and Roy Orbison receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Grammy Awards
2003 - Switchfoot releases The Beautiful Letdown, their fourth album that was eventually certified double platinum.
The two most popular songs on Switchfoot's The Beautiful Letdown album are Meant to Live (above), and Dare You to Move.
This Day in Sports
1951 – The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1952 - 6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
1964 - Muhammad Ali, TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1987 - Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
1989 - Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1994 - Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A small glass tube, often with an enlargement or bulb in the middle, and
usually graduated, used for transferring or delivering measured
quantities of a liquid.
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