Historical Dates: Feb. 2020

Start the month knowing some historical dates in February
Start the month knowing some historical dates in February

For kids in school, knowing historical dates helps them relate to history and builds their general knowledge. The dates can be used in many classroom activities. These activities can help build relevance into everyday lessons. Knowing these dates will certainly impress your students!

Special Events This Month:

  • American Heart Month
  • Black History Month
  • National Dental Health Month

Historical Dates to Remember

  • February 2nd                Groundhog Day
  • February 3rd                 Elmo’s Birthday (Sesame Street character)
  • February 8th                 Boy Scouts Day (Founded 1910)
  • February 9th                 Hershey’s Chocolate Founded in 1894
  • February 12th              Abraham Lincoln born, 1809 (16th President)
  • February 14th               Valentine’s Day
  • February 15th               Susan B. Anthony’s 100th Birthday (born 1820)
  • February 17th               President’s Day/Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • February 20th               Love Your Pet Day
  • February 22nd              George Washington born, 1732/World Thinking Day
  • February 25th               Mardi Gras (always 47 days before Easter – also known as Fat Tuesday)
Isn’t education ALL about reaching the kids?

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