February 2nd celebrates World Play Your Ukulele Day & Heavenly Hash Day.
Today marks the 33rd day of the year. We’re slowly getting through the year, but still have 332 days left until the end of 2022.
If you happen to be looking for some major events, facts and happenings that all fall on February 2nd then look no further. From dark times to historical events that brightened our future, we’ve got you covered.
Did you know that on this day in 1852, London opened the world’s first public flushing toilets? The drains were connected to sewers that fed directly into the River Thames.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 2nd in history!
What Events Happened On February 2 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On February 2
Who said what today throughout history? Here are the most famous things people have said on February 2nd.
“It seems this is an age of clever critics who keep bewailing the fact that there are no works worthy of criticism.”
– Sylvia Plath
Famous People Born On February 2
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Shakira? See what other famous people were born on this day.
- 45 years old
- Born In:
- Atlántico, Colombia
1981 Gemma Collins
English TV Personality
- 41 years old
- Born In:
- England, UK
1987 Gerard Piqué
Spanish Soccer Player
- 35 years old
- Born In:
- Catalonia, Spain
1940 David Jason
- 82 years old
Special Holidays On February 2
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
World Play Your Ukulele Day
Have you been thinking about learning a musical instrument recently? Today is Play Your Ukulele Day, so why not try learning to play this little four-stringed instrument?
National Heavenly Hash Day
Like all things, there are many ways you can make heavenly hash - as long as you’re using marshmallows, you’re pretty much alright! So what are you waiting for? It’s time to indulge your sweet tooth and eat some heavenly hash!
February 2 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
For those of you who were born on February 2nd, your star sign is Aquarius.
Air is the element given to Aquarius because they are in the middle of the winter season, meaning they can be stubborn.
If you were born during February, then your birthstone is the Amethyst. Wearing this violet gem can help to reduce tension and stress. Amethyst symbolizes protection, safety, and protection against overall bad health.
Anyone born on Feb 2 would likely have been conceived around May 12 in the previous year.