February 2nd holidays

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.


Groundhog Day

Today the great question is answered; are we in for six more weeks of winter?


National Signing Day

Today, high school football players are eligible to commit to the college of their choice.


Candlemas Day

On Candlemas Day, many of the faithful bring candles to their churches to be blessed.


National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day, abbreviated as N.G.W.S.D., is observed on February 2 this year and it is all about breaking the gender…
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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!


National Ukulele Day

Ukulele players from around the country strum their favorite tunes to celebrate.