- Clean Out Your Bookcase Day
- Love Your Pet Day
- National Cherry Pie Day
- National Day of Solidarity with Muslim, Arab and South Asian Immigrants
- National Handcuff Day
- National Hoodie Hoo Day
- National Student Volunteer Day
- World Day of Social Justice
February 20th Horoscope is Pisces
Time period: February 19 – March 20
Ruling planet: Neptune
Sign ruler: Neptune, Jupiter
Colors: Mauve, Lilac, Purple, Violet, Sea green
Best Partner Compatibility: Virgo, Taurus
Lucky Numbers: 3, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24
Traits: Emphatic, sensitive, truthful, compassionate, artistic, musical, spiritual. Also can be sad, a martyr, too trusting.
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February 20th History
Here is a collection of February 20th’s history, trivia, celebrity birthdays, famous weddings, historical events, #1 songs and movies and world records.
- 1547 – Edward VI of England is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.
- 1877 – Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake receives its premiere at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
- 1914 – The #1 movie was, “The Squaw Man.”
- 1927 – Sidney Poitier, is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador was born in Miami, FL.
- 1935 – Caroline Mikkelsen becomes the first woman to set foot in Antarctica.
- 1942 – Lieutenant Edward O’Hare becomes America’s first World War II flying ace.
- 1942 – Mitch McConnell, United States Senator was born in Sheffield, AL.
- 1949 -Ivana Trump, Model was born in Zlín, Czechia.
- 1952 – Emmett Ashford becomes the first African-American umpire in organized baseball by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.
- 1954 – The #1 movie was, “The Long, Long Trailer,” starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz .
- 1961 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Calcutta,” by Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra.
- 1962 – While aboard Friendship 7, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the earth, making three orbits in four hours, 55 minutes.
- 1963 – Charles Barkley, American basketball player was born in Leeds, AL.
- 1965 – The #1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard was, “I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail,” by Buck Owens.
- 1966 – Cindy Crawford, American supermodel was born in DeKalb, IL.
- 1967 – Kurt Cobain, American singer-songwriter was born in Aberdeen, WA.
- 1972 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Without You,” by Nilsson.
- 1974 – Cher files for separation from husband Sonny Bono.
- 1982 – The #1 song was, “Centerfold,: by The J. Geils Band
- 1984 – Trevor Noah, South African comedian was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 1985 – The #1 movie was, “Beverly Hills Cop,” starring Eddie Murphy.
- 1988 – Rihanna was born in Saint Michael Parish, Barbados.
- 1994 – The #1 movie was, “On Deadly Ground.”
- 1998 – American figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold-medalist at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
- 1999 – The #1 song on the Adult Top 40 Billboard was, “Angel,” by Sarah McLachlan.
- 2003 – During a Great White concert in West Warwick, Rhode Island, a pyrotechnics display sets the Station nightclub ablaze, killing 100 and injuring over 200 others.
- 2007 – Baywatch actress Carmen Electra divorces rocker Dave Navarro due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage
- 2008 – The #1 movie was, “Madea Goes to Jail.”
- 2016 – Six people are killed and two injured in multiple shooting incidents in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.
- 2018 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “God’s Plan,” by Drake.
- 2021 – President Biden approves a major disaster declaration for Texas, who is suffering with no heat, electricity or water due to an ice storm, unlocking more federal resources to assist the state. [CNN]