February 2nd is the 33rd day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, New Amsterdam (New York City) was incorporated; Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for “Robinson Crusoe,” was rescued after years on a desert island; and Canada legalized same-sex marriage. Famous birthdays include James Joyce, Ina Garten, and Shakira. February 2nd also marks Groundhog Day and National Tater Tot Day.
We have 7 holidays listed for February 2.
National Signing Day
Today, high school football players are eligible to commit to the college of their choice.
On Candlemas Day, many of the faithful bring candles to their churches to be blessed.
National Hedgehog Day
Hedgehogs are painfully cute (literally). Discover what it's like to have one of these cuties.
National Tater Tot Day
Did you know they are considered "fine dining?" Read on for some crunchy facts!