February 2nd Holidays, Observances and Trivia
Each and every day of the year is full of surprises! See the holiday list below for February 2nd then scroll down to see some events that took place on February 2nds past.
- California Kiwifruit Day
- Crêpe Day
- Groundhog Day
- Groundhog Job Shadow Day
- Hedgehog Day
- Heavenly Hash Day
- Marmot Day
- Self Renewal Day
- Sled Dog Day
- Tater Tot Day
- World Play Your Ukulele Day
- World Wetlands Day
Fun Holiday Buttons & Shirts
Fun Memes to Share
February 2nd Trivia
- 1887 – The first Groundhog Day was observed in Punxsutawney, PA
- 1892 The first bottle cap was patented by William Painter.
- 1914 Cub Scouts The first Cub Scout pack is formed in Sussex, England.
- 1914 Charlie Chaplin’s first film appearance in a film called, “Making a Living.”
- 1936 A record 24-hour snowfall for Hawaii was 6.5 inches that fell on the Haleakala volcano.
- 1962 The David Letterman Show debuts on NBC.
- 1964 First U.S. Spacecraft to Strike the Moon Ranger 6, launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, strikes the moon.
- 1979 Sex Pistols Sid Vicious overdoses on heroin.
- 1947 Farrah Fawcett’s birthday.
- 1954 Christie Brinkley birthday.