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Everyday is significant-February(First half)

Updated on February 22, 2013
 Ennore Port,near chennai,India
Ennore Port,near chennai,India
 Bertrand Russel
Bertrand Russel
 Different postures of surya namaskar
Different postures of surya namaskar
 Guru Har Rai-Seventh Saint of Sikhs
Guru Har Rai-Seventh Saint of Sikhs

Different days in February

   in this and the following hub, I keep February calender in my view and try to enumerate February events that occured in different yeas in the past.February birthdays,february celebrations, and february facts etc are given datewise.What happened on each day in february( in first half) is narrated based on reliable sources.The events  include annual celebrations and international events also.

February 1

2001- Ennore port in India was dedicated to the serviceof the nation

February 2

* World Wetlands Day

1970 - Death of Bertrand Russel Famous philosopher and mathematician

February 3

1925- India's first electric train starts functioning in Mumbai

February 4

* 1990- Ernakulam(Kerala) declared the first fully literete district in the country.

*World Surya Namaskar Day

February 5

* World Oral Health Day

1630-Birth of Sikh Guru HarRai

February 6

1931-Pandt Motilal Nehru, Father of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru,passes away.

February 7

1992 -First indigenous submarine, Shalki, commissioned to Indian navy

February 8

1897- Birth of Dr. Zakir Hussain, Educationist, and former president of India

February 9

1931-India's first pictorial commemorative stamp released

February 10

1929- JRD Tata, becomes the first Indian to get a pilot's licence

1949- Pune University started.

February 11

1847-Birth of Thomas Alva Edison,Famous Scientist

1933-Gandhiji releases his weekly-'Harijan' from Pune

February 12

Birth day of Abraham Lincoln,President of America.

1975- India gets declared as the 'small pox free country'

FEbruary 13

1879- Birth of Smt. Sarojini Naidu, Indian freedom fighter, and poetess

February 14

1922-Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, famous Hindusthani singer, takes his birth

February 15

1564- Birth of famous scientist Gelilio,in Italy..





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      Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 4 years ago from Tumkur

      Thank you.Its a good link.

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      Prince Maak 10 years ago from Just Above the EARTH and below the SKY

      Valuable info.