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  1. Newborns start at the age of 1 in China and other east-asian cultures. And at the beginning of Lichen(event during February) one year is added to the person’s age. So people may be one or two years older in the 'Asian reckoning' traditional system than in the Western system.

  2. A picture of a severed Japanese head on a tank turret published by Life magazine on February 1, 1943, generated less protest letters than an image of a mistreated cat in the same issue.

  3. Elation an angus bull who sold for a record setting $800,000 in February. His owners expect to recoup this cost in 1-3 years through the sale of his semen.

  4. Mating season of moles takes place from February to May. Females produce 1 to 2 litters per season.

  5. On February 3rd, 1959, at 1:00am the plane crashed into a cornfield during bad weather, killing all three passengers and the pilot on impact.

  6. Red-naped snake is oviparous species (type of snake that lays eggs). Female lays 1 to 10 eggs (usually 3) during the spring or summer. In the warm areas, eggs hatch during January. In the cooler parts of their range, red-naped snakes emerge from eggs during February.

  7. When Titanic was released, it remained number 1 in the U.S. box office for 15 consecutive weeks; its highest grossing day was February 14, more than 8 weeks after its initial release

  8. In February 2005, the Emergency Alert System mistakenly issued an evacuation order for the entire state of Connecticut. Because the message did not broadcast any reasons to evacuate, only about 1% of the state's residents actually attempted to escape.

  9. After losing the Battle of New Bern (February 1-3, 1864) in North Carolina, Pickett ordered the execution of twenty-two Union soldiers. Pickett claimed that they North Carolina natives were originally Confederate soldiers who switched, but many of them were probably in the Union army the entire war.

  10. A group of small (1 mm) adult Caenorhabditis elegans worms, living in petri dishes enclosed in aluminum canisters, survived reentry and impact with the ground and were recovered weeks after the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster on February 1, 2003, found alive on April 28 of the same year.

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The highest temperature ever recorded in Guam was 96 °F (36 °C) on April 18, 1971 and April 1, 1990, and the lowest temperature ever recorded was 65 °F (18 °C) on February 8, 1973.

In February 1797, a group of 1,400 French - intent on burning Bristol - surrendered, in part due to mistaking Welsh women in traditional red dress and black hat as redcoats, thus overestimating actual British numbers.

On February 1, 2005, a state-wide evacuation order for Connecticut was announced in error over the Emergency Alert System.

On February 1, 2009, Comcast Cable accidentally aired 37 seconds of porn during Super Bowl XLIII

House of cards premiered on February 1, starting with "Chapter 1", the second season premiered on February 14 starting with "Chapter 14", Season 3 will premier on February 27 starting with "Chapter 27"

100 years ago there wasn't a tax on gas. The first US state tax on fuel was introduced on February 25, 1919 in Oregon. It was a 1¢/gal tax. In the following decade, all of the US states (48 at the time), along with the District of Columbia, introduced a gasoline tax.

George Washingtons birthday was actually on 11 February 1731, but when Britain and its colonies switched to the Gregorian calendar it moved 1 year and 11 days to 22 February 1732