1 February

1 February

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about February 1st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 1st in history!

Global Celebrations

  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • Car Insurance Day
  • Decorating With Candy Day
  • National Serpent Day

Historic Events

1969: Al Fatah fighters in training near Amman, Jordan, 1969.

Al Fatah fighters in training near Amman, Jordan, 1969.

1960: Gasping for breath, James Bevel and John Lewis are trapped inside a restaurant, a White Tower burger joint, filled with insecticide gas when the manager turns on a fumigating machine to disrupt a sit-in. Nashville, Tennessee, United States. February 1960.

Gasping for breath, James Bevel and John Lewis are trapped inside a restaurant, a White Tower burger joint, filled with insecticide gas when the manager turns on a fumigating machine to disrupt a sit-in. Nashville, Tennessee, United States. February 1960.

1937: “Broke, baby sick, and car trouble!” – Dorothea Lange’s photo of a Missouri family of five in the vicinity of Tracy, California (20 miles SW of Stockton) February 1937

“Broke, baby sick, and car trouble!” – Dorothea Lange’s photo of a Missouri family of five in the vicinity of Tracy, California (20 miles SW of Stockton) February 1937

1936: A street barber in Cairo. Egypt, 1936.

A street barber in Cairo. Egypt, 1936.

1876: Making the flame of Liberty, 1876

Making the flame of Liberty, 1876

1864: February 1864. Brandy Station, Virginia. Tent of A. Foulke, sutler, 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery

February 1864. Brandy Station, Virginia. Tent of A. Foulke, sutler, 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery

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