Happy Valentine’s Day! February 14th is officially Ferris Wheel Day and Organ Donor Day.
Welcome to the 45th day of the year! We’re gradually getting through the year, but we still have another 319 days until we reach the new year.
Other than the love and romance that happens on this day each year, February 14th is also a special day in history with major developments in the world of politics, music and television.
Did you know that on this day in 1849, a photograph of the 11th US President James Knox Polk was taken? It is the oldest surviving photograph taken of a president while in office.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about February 14th in history!
What memorable events happened on February 14 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Ellen Page received a standing ovation after her emotional coming out speech at the Human Rights Campaign “Time to Thrive.”
Is today your birthday? If so, you share this special day with Freddie Highmore! Check out more famous people born on this day below.
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Every day brings a new quote – here are the most well-known quotes spoken or written on Feb 14th in history.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man.
Edgar Allan Poe
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Organ Donor Day
In the US alone, 17 people die per day because they never got the transplant they needed. National Organ Donor Day is a day to raise awareness of this issue and encourage more people to register themselves as organ donors and prevent more unnecessary deaths.
This day celebrates the birth of George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., the inventor of the Ferris Wheel. Today is Ferris Wheel Day, so why not enjoy this family-friendly activity at the fairground today?
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Invented in 1923, Q-Tips were initially called Baby Gays; then Q-Tip Baby Gays, then finally just Q-Tips. The Q stands for quality.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on Valentine’s Day share the Aquarius zodiac sign.
Aquarius is the eleventh zodiac sign and is symbolized by the Water Bearer, a symbol of the Gods bringing essential nutrients to Earth.
Those of you that were born in February have the Amethyst birthstone. Amethyst is often associated with stability, courage, and peace, which is perfect if you’re living in the cold, dark days of February.
If you were lucky enough to be born on February 14th, you were likely conceived around May 24th, the year before.
A baby conceived on February 14th, 2023, will likely be born around November 7th, 2023.