February 8th Holidays

February 8th is the 39th day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Mary Queen of Scots was executed by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England; the first Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaii; and the U.S. Congress passed the Communications Decency Act. Famous birthdays include Jules Verne, James Dean, and Seth Green. February 8th also marks National Boy Scout Day and National Kite-Flying Day.

We have 8 holidays listed for February 8.


Laugh and Get Rich Day

Laugh yourself into better spirits and enrich your health and happiness today!


Molasses Bar Day

A homemade molasses bar is the perfect way to celebrate this sweet day.


National Boy Scout Day

We celebrate the trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, and brave boy scouts.


National Iowa Day

It’s the day to remember the Hawkeye State and its rich contributions to American history.


National Kite-Flying Day

The wind in your face, and the liberating feeling of flying a kite.


Opera Day

Opera is one of the oldest and finest forms of entertainment. Today, we celebrate it!


Preseren Day

Bring on your best mood as we celebrate one of the greatest men in history.


Propose Day

Love’s in the air. Get down on one knee and do the deed this Propose Day.