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  1. In Oxford, England on February, 10 1355, a dispute between 2 Oxford students and a Tavern Keeper over the quality of his drinks escalated into the St Scholastica Day riot between Oxford students and locals citizens where 63 students and 30 locals were killed.

  2. A scotch-collie dog walked 2,551 miles to Oregon--from August 1923 to February 1924--to his home when he got lost from his family while they were on vacation in Indiana.

  3. When the Supreme Court first convened on February 2, 1790, the justices sat before a throng of spectators and waited for something to happen. They had no cases to consider and, after a week of inactivity, they adjourned until September, and everyone went home.

  4. One person has played the strategy video game Crusader Kings 2 for 10,500 hours (as of February 2015), or 437.5 days. The average player has played it for 99 hours.

  5. Johnston was born on February 2, 1803 in Kentucky. However, he considered Texas to be his home.

  6. The photo of the flag raising on Mount Suribachi was actually the second raising of the flag that day. The photo was taken on February 28, well before the battle was over.

  7. General Lucian Truscott replaced Lucas as commander on February 22.

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

  9. Beavers mate during January and February. Each year, female gives birth to (usually) two babies, called kits. They spend their first month of life in the lodges. Young beavers stay with their parents for 2 years and help them maintain the dam and lodges.

  10. Mating season of fat-tailed dunnarts takes place from July to February. Females produce 2 litters per year.

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Chipmunks gather during the mating season that takes place from February to April. Female gives birth to 2 to 6 babies. Chipmunks are sized like a bumblebee at birth. They are blind, naked and helpless.

On February 2, 1909 he wrote a paper detailing the increased efficiency of a rocket using liquid hydrogen with a liquid oxygen stabilizer.

The first female comic-book super hero debued in Fiction House's Jungle Comic #2 in february of 1940. She was a character named Fantomah, an ageless ancient Egyptian woman in the modern day who could transform into a skull-faced creature with superpowers to fight evil.

Billy Idol was James Cameron's first choice for the role of the T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, but after a motorcycle accident 6 February 1990 that nearly cost Idol his leg, the role was recast entirely.

Before January and February existed, there was just a 2-month-long "monthless period" between December and March

On February 2 about twenty other black college students joined the Greensboro Four in the sit-in.

Other countries in eastern Europe were also to be partitioned between Germany and the Soviet Union. Most interestingly, Finland was placed in the Soviet sphere of influence. The Soviets invaded Finland in November 1939 and fought that country to a stalemate in February 1941. Finland then attacked the Soviet Union as part of Operation Barbarossa.

Between 30 January and 8 February 1658 during the Second Northern War, King Charles X Gustav of Sweden marched his army across 2 frozen straits dealing a crushing blow to Denmark, and led to the Treaty of Roskilde later that year, which handed Scania to Sweden.

In February 1985, Ugo Vetere, the mayor of Rome, and Chedly Klibi, the mayor of Carthage, signed a symbolic treaty "officially" ending the conflict between their cities, which had been supposedly extended by the lack of a peace treaty for more than 2,100 years.

Canadian "Alert", the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world, receives 0.0 monthly sunshine hours between November-February. That's 120 consecutive days, or 2,880 hours, of darkness!

In many countries, it is customary to leave Christmas decorations up until February 2 - Candlemas

Not only has Jose Mourinho only lost 92 games in his entire career but between 23 February 2002 and 2 April 2011, Mourinho went 150 home league matches unbeaten, Mourinho has also only lost a total of 3 home matches.

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