February 17th is the forty-eighth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day the Arab Spring protests began in Libya; Madame Butterfly premiered at La Scala in Milan, Italy, and the first ship passed through the Suez Canal. Famous February 17th birthdays include Michael Jordan and Paris Hilton. Today is Random Act of Kindness Day.
We have 9 holidays listed for February 17.
Carnival of Brazil
Brazilian Carnival is marked by colorful costumes, samba music and dance, grand parades, and food festivals.
National Cabbage Day
Get your kitchen gear ready as we explore the unexplored world of cabbages.
National Cafe au Lait Day
Treat your taste buds to this warm, heavenly delight on National Cafe au Lait Day!
National Caregivers Day
We honor individuals who selflessly provide physical-and emotional support to those who need it most.
National Public Science Day
Get acquainted with the science topics and issues that influence our everyday lives.
World Human Spirit Day
Celebrate World Human Spirit Day in zen-full fashion! Meditate, be thankful, and stay confident.