February in Pop Culture History


Black History Month
Chocolate Lovers Month
National Bird Feeding Month
Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 11 to 17)
National Wear Red Day (First Friday)
Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (First Saturday)
International Purple Hijab Day (Second Saturday)
World Marriage Day (Second Sunday)
Family Day (Third Monday)
International Stand Up to Bullying Day (Last Friday)
Open That Bottle Night (Last Saturday)
World Hijab Day (Feb. 1)
Groundhog Day (Feb. 2)
National Tater Tot Day (Feb. 2)
World Cancer Day (Feb. 4)
National Weatherpersons Day (Feb. 5)
Propose Day (Feb. 8)
National Pizza Day (Feb. 9)
Inventors Day (Feb. 11)
International Day of Women’s Health (Feb. 12)
World Radio Day (Feb. 13)
Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14)
Singles Awareness Day (Feb. 14)
V-Day (Feb. 14)
National Flag of Canada Day (Feb. 15)
Random Acts of Kindness Day (Feb. 17)
Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day (Feb. 20)
World Thinking Day (Feb. 22)
Curling is Cool Day (Feb. 23)
National Banana Bread Day (Feb. 23)
International Polar Bear Day (Feb. 27)
National Frog Legs Day (Feb. 29)

Notable Events:

1826 – Publication of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fennimore Cooper

1885 – Publication of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

1887 – The area known as Hollywood was founded

1903 – The first Teddy Bear was introduced

1925 – Debut of magazine The New Yorker

1935 – Release of Monopoly

1936 – First Appearance of The Phantom “The First Superhero”

1937 – Publication of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

1938 – Premiere of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

1940 – Premiere of Walt Disney’s Pinnochio

1940 – First appearance of Captain Marvel

1950 – Premiere of Walt Disney’s Cinderella

1951 – First appearance of Red Hood

1953 – Premiere of Walt Disney’s Peter Pan

1959 – The Day the Music Died

1960 – First appearance of Justice League

1961 – Debut of The Beatles

1964 – G.I. Joe action figures went on sale

1965 – Premiere of the modern Canadian flag

1974 – First appearance of Punisher

1976 – Premiere of Taxi Driver

1980 – First appearance of She-Hulk

1986 – First appearance of Savage Dragon

1991 – First appearance of Deadpool

2004 – Facebook launched

2005 – YouTube launched

15 Comments Add yours

  1. This is a great list. I enjoyed the pics that you provided for each event.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      Thanks, I’m glad you enjoyed

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Wow what a month. Great post

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  3. Laura Beth says:

    I look forward to these posts every month!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      Awh, sweet thanks Im glad you enjoy them


  4. Zezee says:

    Wow February sure has been a busy month.

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  5. It’s interesting to see the Disney films that premiered in February. Now they tend to hold animated movies for summer or Christmas or other big tentpole times. It’s kind of cool to see such classic films being released in an “off” season. It makes me think of a time when Hollywood was focused more on releasing films and a little less on “the market.”


  6. Ola G says:

    I really enjoy those lists – every month I find something I hadn’t been aware of! Looking forward to March 🙂


  7. mydangblog says:

    What a great list, but I’m so confused–I don’t know a lot about comics, and I thought Captain Marvel was a woman…?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      You’re not wrong. Marvel’s Captain Marvel is female, while DC’s is a dude also known as Shazam. So, essentially, we get two Captain Marvel movies this year

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      1. mydangblog says:

        They look very different from each other but I really enjoyed the trailers for both!


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