Here are a few fun facts about February:
- February is the shortest month of the year, with only 28 or 29 days.
- February is named after the Roman festival of Februa, which was a time for purification and sacrifice.
- February is the only month that can pass without a single full moon. This last happened in 1999 and will happen again in 2037.
- February is National African American History Month in the United States.
- February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart health.
- February is the only month with an even number of letters in its name in English.
- February is the zodiac sign of Aquarius (January 20 – February 18) and Pisces (February 19 – March 20).
- The birthstones for February are amethyst and bloodstone.
- In the Northern Hemisphere, February is a cold month, with Valentine’s Day being a popular holiday to show love and affection to friends and loved ones.
I hope you found these fun facts about February interesting!