February 1st Holidays, Observances and Trivia
Every day of the year is full of funny holidays! Check out the list below to see if anything catches your eye! Find something to celebrate or observe! Then scroll down and see what historical events happened on February 1st. Thank you for stopping by Time for the Holidays!
- G.I. Joe Day
- Hula in the Coola Day
- National Baked Alaska Day
- National Freedom Day
- National Serpent Day
- Robinson Crusoe Day
- Spunky Old Broads Day
Funny Buttons for Spunky Old Broad’s Day
Random Trivia about February 1st
- 772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
- 1587 Queen Elizabeth I of England signs a death warrant for her cousin, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots
- 1788 – Isaac Briggs and William Longstreet patented the steamboat.
- 1901 Clark Gable was born.
- 1920 – The first armored car was introduced.
- 1924 Amsterdam’s Netherlands Press Museum opens
- 1951 1st telecast of an atomic explosion
- 1960 Four black students start the Greensboro sit-ins
- 1979 Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile
- 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates on its way back to Earth killing all 7 astronauts onboard.
- 2006: A 100-pound woman ate 26 grilled cheese sandwiches in 10 minutes at a New York restaurant to win the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship.
- 2018: News if filled with debates over President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address