Fascinating Facts About February That We Bet You Didn’t Know

February is popular for being a unique month that has just 28 or 29 days. Some abhor the month just because they were born on the 29th and get to celebrate their birthday once every 4 years. But, the Leap Year situation isn’t the only thing that makes February stand out. Here is some interesting Feb trivia:

It Was Non-Existent

The Roman calendar originally started with March. January and February were added to the list of months in 713 BC. Yup, they didn’t even have a valentine’s day.

The Dark Nights

February is the only month that can pass without a single full moon. This occurrence can be experienced in 2018.

Febru’ERR’y

Reportedly, February is the most misspelt word in the world. The mistake is so common that a White House press release hilariously spelt it ‘Feburary’ throughout its length.

The Month Of Love

Legend has it that on 14th February, the first man a woman sets her sight on becomes her husband.

One Month, Multiple Beliefs

In Europe, Feb is considered unlucky and is devoted to honoring the dead. The Romans consider it as a month of spring cleaning and purification. The Saxons, a Germanic tribe, called it the ‘Cake Month’ while Americans celebrate it as the Hot Breakfast month.

Now you know, so spread the word!

Reader, writer, pizza lover and blogger: Sunakshi is all of these things. She believes language is the best thing invented by man and has a passionate new-word-learning fetish. Even though she is forever in a dilemma between weight loss and food love, her love for books surpasses all other addictions.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

sixteen − 11 =