February 4th Holidays, Observances and Trivia
Thank you for stopping by Time for the Holidays! Check out the funny holidays that fall on today, February 4th. Find something that you like and learn more about it, celebrate it and have a ton of fun! Or…. learn more about some of the very real and sad observances of the day. Help spread cancer awareness or see what civil right movements were started on this day.
- Liberace Day
Today on February 4th we celebrate Liberace! The fabulously flamboyant piano player was born on May 16, 1919, in West Allis, Wisconsin and passed away on February 4th in 1987 in Palm Springs, California.
- National Create a Vacuum Day
Today on February 4th you are encouraged to try to do your own little science experiment and try to make a space devoid of matter. Learn more here: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-create-a-vacuum-day-february-4/.
- National Hemp Day
February 4th – National Hemp Day was founded by cbdMD in 2019 to celebrate the hemp plants’ past, going from a notorious plant considered a drug to a plant with lots of benefits from medicinal to a good resource for clothes and lots of other products.. You can visit www.cbdMD.com for more information!
- National Homemade Soup Day
Today on February 4th we celebrate homemade soup, so here are 30 homemade soup recipes to help you get started! https://themodernproper.com/30-best-soup-recipes
- National Quacker Day
“Quackers,” are enthusiasts of Quacker Factory, a women’s clothing company founded by Jeanne Bice. Bice officially created National Quacker Day in 2010 on the anniversary of the date she first appeared on QVC which was February 4th in 1995. She created it “to honor ALL ‘Quacker’ Women…and their GREAT spirit.” Learn omre at https://www.checkiday.com/1215e1a7165988a210edba075ee42154/national-quacker-day.
- National Stuffed Mushroom Day
On February 4th we are supposed to celebrate stuffed mushrooms! Yum! So here is a recipe for Mouth Watering Stuffed Mushrooms to get your started. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/15184/mouth-watering-stuffed-mushrooms/
- National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
On February 4th you are encouraged to thank your mail carrier who makes sure you get your important mail and packages come rain or shine, come hot or cold every day! So do something nice, leave a snack, a gift card or just a card thanking them to know they are appreciated.
- Rosa Parks Day
Rosa Parks Day is on February 4th to honor civil rights leader Rosa Parks. Learn more about her at https://achievement.org/achiever/rosa-parks/.
- Torture Abolition Day
Torture Abolition Day, on February 4th is to abolish the violence against humans and animals. To help make this a torture-free world visit https://www.tassc.org/.
- USO Day
The USO was created on February 4, 1941. So on February 4th we annually celebrate that anniversary as USO Day. President Nixon proclaimed the first USO Day for February 4, 1971 in honor of its 30th anniversary. The United Service Organizations Inc. is an American nonprofit-charitable corporation that provides live entertainment, such as comedians, actors and musicians, social facilities, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families Visit here to learn more https://www.uso.org/.
- World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day is an international day marked on 4 February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. Learn more at https://www.worldcancerday.org/.
Rosa Parks Book & World Cancer Day Shirt
February 4th Zodiac Sign is Aquarius
- Date range: January 20 – February 18
- Element: Air,
- Quality: Fixed
- Color: Light-Blue, Silver
- Lucky Numbers: 4, 7, 11, 22, 29
- Personality Traits: Humanitarian, original, likes to be right, argumentative
- Famous Aquariuses; Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Denise Richards,
Princess Charlene of Monaco, Shakira, Mischa Barton, Natalie Imbruglia, Ellen DeGeneres, Alicia Keys, Abraham Lincoln, Galileo Galilei, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Charles Darwin, Michael Jordan, James Dean,
February 4th Trivia
1789 – George Washington is elected president with 100% of the electoral vote. The only president to do so.
1902 – Charles Lindbergh, American aviator was born in Detroit, MI.
1913 – Rosa Parks, African American women who started the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man in 1955, was born.
1932 – The very First Winter Olympics held in the U.S. Pres. Roosevelt inaugurates the games in Lake Placid, New York.
1947 – Dan Quayle, 44th U.S. Vice-President was born in Indianapolis,IN.
1948 – Alice Cooper, American singer-songwriter was born in Detroit, MI.
1987 – Liberace the flamboyant pianist. passed away from AIDS.
1975 – Natalie Imbruglia, Singer-songwriter was born in Sydney, Australia.
1977 – Gavin DeGraw, American musician was born in South Fallsburg, NY.
2005 – President Bush says his infamous quote to a single mother of three with a mentally challenged child, “You work three jobs? …Uniquely American, isn’t it? I mean, that is fantastic that you’re doing that.”
2008 President Donald Trump’s Attack on Law Enforcement is top news story. source
2020 Iowa in state of confusion after the Iowa Caucus voting doesn’t total up right.
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