National Science Day, etc.

February 28, 2011

The Raman Effect,
A scattering of light that
Changes frequencies.

1930 Nobel Prize

It’s Floral Design DayPublic Sleeping DayNational Tooth Fairy Day (or August 22), National Children’s Dental Health Month, Día de AndalucíaNational Science Day (India), Rare Disease Day, March 0, and Maslenitsa (February 28 through March 6, 2011).  I couldn’t find an exact date for these, but am including them here because they mainly take place in February:  Israeli Apartheid WeekMandi Shivaratri Fair, and National Day of the Sun.


First Equirria, etc.

February 27, 2011

Celebrating Mars,
The Roman god of war, but
Not the red planet.

Ares

It’s Polar Bear DayNo Brainer Day, and First Equirria.


Tell a Fairy Tale Day, etc.

February 26, 2011

Read a Fairy Tale
To your children or friends kids;
Or just make one up.

Just keep it clean.

It’s Carnival DayNational Pistachio DayTell a Fairy Tale DaySaviours’ DayAyyám-i-Há, and National Grapefruit Month.


International STAND UP to Bullying Day, etc.

February 25, 2011

Stand up to bullies;
Everyone and everywhere;
It just needs to stop.

seriously folks

It’s Pistol Patent DaySoviet Occupation Day (Georgia)International STAND UP to Bullying Day, and National Weddings Month.


Dragobete, etc.

February 24, 2011

The ‘Valentine’s Day’
Of Romanian people
And the start of spring.

Be careful who’s foot you step over.

It’s National Tortilla Chip Day, Dragobete, Flag Day in Mexico, and Regifugium.


Pink Shirt Day, etc.

February 23, 2011

Wear a pink T-shirt;
Take a stand against bullying,
And for differences.

Something red got into the whites.

It’s International Dog Biscuit Appreciation DayTennis Day, Pink Shirt Day (Anti-Bullying Day), Defender of the Fatherland Day, and Terminalia (festival).


Be Humble Day, etc.

February 22, 2011

Be humble today;
Don’t boast about your success
And accomplishments.

humility

It’s George Washington’s BirthdayBe Humble DayWalking the Dog DayInternational World Thinking Day, and Spay Day USA.