What is February?

  • (noun): The month following January and preceding March.
    Synonyms: Feb


February (i/ˈfɛbjuːˌɛəri/ or /ˈfɛbruːˌɛəri/ FEB-ew-AIR-ee or FEB-roo-AIR-ee) is the second month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the shortest month and the only month with fewer than 30 days. The month has 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years.

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4th Parliament Of Upper Canada
... The 4th Parliament of Upper Canada was opened 1 February 1805 ... This House of Assembly of the 4th Parliament of Upper Canada had four sessions 1 February 1805 to 16 March 1808 Sessions Start End 1st 1 February 2 ... March 1805 2nd 4 February 3 ... March 1806 ...
1685 - Births
1766) February 8 – Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) February 10 – Aaron Hill, English writer (d. 1750) February 23 – George Frideric Handel, German composer (d ...
4th Canadian Parliament
... The 4th Canadian Parliament was in session from 13 February 1879 until 18 May 1882 ... There were four sessions of the 4th Parliament Session Start End 1st 13 February 15 ... May 1879 2nd 12 February 7 ... May 1880 3rd 9 December 1880 21 ...
1806 - Deaths - January–June
1759) February 2 – Rétif de la Bretonne, French writer (b. 1734) February 16 – Franz von Weyrother, Austrian general (b. 1755) February 19 – Elizabeth Carter, English writer (b ...
February Symbols
... Its birth flower is the violet (Viola (plant)) and the common primrose (Primula vulgaris) ... Its birthstone is the amethyst ...

Famous quotes containing the word february:

    In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it’s modern architecture.
    Nancy Banks-Smith, British columnist. Guardian (London, February 20, 1979)

    If a man is a good lawyer, a good physician, a good engineer ... he may be a fool in every other capacity. But no deficiency or mistake of judgment is forgiven to a woman ... and should she fail anywhere, if she has any scientific attainment, or artistic faculty, instead of standing her interest as an excuse, it is censured as an aggravation and offence.
    E.P.P., U.S. women’s magazine contributor. The Una, p. 28 ( February 1855)