February 2-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

February 2 2024 is Friday. Groundhog Day-Canada and USA. Anniversary of Tartu Peace Treaty- Estonia. Lung Leavin’ Day. National Hedgehog Day. National Catchers Day. National Tater Tot Day and much more on this date.

Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on February 2

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

National days on Fri Feb 2nd, 2024

  • 33rd day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Aquarius
  • Groundhog Day-Canada and USA
  • Anniversary of Tartu Peace Treaty- Estonia
  • Lung Leavin’ Day
  • National Hedgehog Day
  • National Catchers Day
  • National Tater Tot Day
  • Candlemas Day- Liechtenstein and Mexico
  • National Brown Dog Day
  • Feast of Candelaria- Bolivia
  • World Play Your Ukulele Day
  • National Crepe Day
  • Marmot Day
  • World Wetlands Day-USA
  • National Sled Dog Day
  • National Tater Tot Day
  • National River Day
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Past events and historical events on February 2

  • 2014-Actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman died of a drug overdose at his home in New York.
  • 2012-American Multi-media artist Mike Kelley died at the age of 57 in Los Angeles.
  • 2012-Lawmakers in the state of Washington voted to let gay couples get married.
  • 2010-Russia and U.S. Exchanged Letters on Nuclear Disarmament. support to the Global Zero conference and to a world without nuclear weapons.
  • 1937-The White House roof was leaking and that further rain and snow was expected to fall.
  • 1943-The Battle of Stalingrad comes to an end as the Axis Powers surrender
  • and Germany’s defeat marked a turning point in World War II.
  • 1922-The novel “Ulysses” by James Joyce is published which is modernist literature.
  • 1852-The first public flushing toilet at “Public Waiting Room” is opened in London.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on February 2

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 2nd February
  • 1977-Shakira-Colombian singer-songwriter, producer and actress.
  • 1963-Eva Cassidy-American singer and guitarist.
  • 1954-Christie Brinkley is an American actress, model, and entrepreneur.
  • 1952-Carol Ann Susi-American actress.
  • 1947-Farrah Fawcett-American-Actress
  • 1926-Valery Giscard d’Estaing-French politician, 20th President of France.
  • 1905-Ayn Rand-American author, philosopher.
  • 1882-James Joyce-Irish author.
  • 1732-George Washington-America’s first president

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 2nd February 2024?

  • 33rd day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Aquarius
  • 2nd February is Thursday

2. Special Day on February 2

  • World Wetlands Day Celebration began in 1971 when many environmentalists joined to reaffirm their love and protection of wetlands, which are miniature habitats of plant life and species found in water bodies that promote ecological health in water bodies and the environment.
  • Groundhog Day-It is a popular North American tradition and celebration which is held on 2nd February in both the US and Canada also. It comes from a Pennsylvania Dutch belief that if a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow because the weather is clear, it will go back into its hole, and winter will last for another six weeks. If it doesn’t see its shadow because the weather is cloudy, spring will come early.

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