10 Random February Facts.
10 Random February Facts
1. The amethyst is the birthstone for February.
2. February is National Grapefruit Month.
3. In February 1960, the original cast recording of The Sound of Music took the top spot on the Billboard charts.
4. The two Zodiac signs for the month of February are Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) and Pisces (February 18 to March 20).
5. February is Black History Month in the U.S.A. and Canada serving as a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.
6. February is National Cherry and Chocolate Month.
7. The first United States president and founding father George Washingon was born on February 22, 1732.
8. The violet is the birth flower for February
9. February was named after the Latin word “februa” which means cleansing or purification, and reflects the purification ritual undertaken before Spring.
10. February, having only 28 days in common years, is the only month of the year that can pass without a single full moon.