February 25th Holidays, Observances and Trivia
- Let’s All Eat Right Day
This Day is a day to honor Adelle Davis, who was one of the country’s best-known nutritionists. Adelle was born on February 25th in 1904 and was an advocate in the nutrition movement, she wrote a series of books about healthy living including the books: LET’S EAT RIGHT TO KEEP FIT, LET’S GET WELL and LET’S COOK IT RIGHT.
- Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
Did you know that the first nuts covered in chocolate were sold commercially in America in 1925? Goobers was the first brand. So grab yourself a box and enjoy!
- National Clam Chowder Day
Grab yourself a bowl and a spoon and enjoy some nice warm Clam Chowder soup today!
- Pistol Patent Day
Pistol Patent Day is celebrated on February 25th of each year in honor of Samuel Colt’s U.S. “revolving gun” patent granted February 25, 1836 (numbered 9430X).
- Quiet Day
A day set apart in the Anglican church for special devotions, meditations, and instructions.
February 25th 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.
February 25th Trivia
- 1862 Paper currency introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln.
- 1870 Hiram R. Revels is sworn in as 1st African American member of Congress (Sen-R-MS).
- 1901 – J. P. Morgan incorporates the United States Steel Corporation.
- 1919 – Oregon places a one cent per U.S. gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax.
- 1935 – Sally Jessy Raphael, American journalist and talk show host was born.
- 1945 – World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.
- 1953 – The #1 movie was, “Peter Pan.”
- 1957- Buddy Holly & Crickets record “That’ll Be the Day.”
- 1971 – Sean Astin, American actor, director, and producer was born.
- 1971 – The #1 movie was, “Cold Turkey.”
- 1982 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Centerfold,” The J. Geils Band.
- 1989 – The #1 movie was, “The Burbs,” starring Tom Hanks.
- 1991 – Gulf War: An Iraqi scud missile hits an American military barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia killing 28 U.S. Army Reservists from Pennsylvania.
- 1994 – The #1 song on the Top 40 Billboardrd was, “The Sign,” by Ace Of Base.
- 1995 – The #1 movie was, “The Brady Bunch Movie.”
- 2007 – The #1 song is, “Chasing Cars,” by Snow Patrol.
- 2012 – The #1 movie was, “Act of Valor.”
- 2015 – At least 310 people are killed in avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan.
- 2016 – Three people are killed and fourteen others injured in a series of shootings in the small Kansas cities of Newton and Hesston.
- 2017 – Bill Paxton, American actor from the movies, “Twister” and “Titanic” passed away.