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  1. A town called Alert. It is so far north, it is night time from October until February, only has a population of 5, and has an average yearly temperature of 0.1°F.

  2. Tiger swallowtail can be seen in the wild from February to November. It has a wingspan of 4 to 5 inches and it usually moves by gliding through the air.

  3. Judge Samuel King was so angry because jurors were late to his trail that he said, "I hereby order that it cease raining by Tuesday morning." A 5 year drought proceeded in 1986 in CA. Then he said, "It is ordered that rain shall fall in California beginning February 27, 1991." And so it did.

  4. Following the September 11th attacks the Pentagon underwent an extensive renovation project called the Phoenix Project. The cost was five times the original construction cost, coming in at $5 billion. It was completed in February 2003.

  5. The world record for flight endurance was set in a Cessna 172 that took off on December 4, 1958 from Las Vegas, and then landed back at McCarran Airfield on February 7, 1959. The flight lasted 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds.

  6. The longest continuous manned flight was achieved on February 7, 1959 when Robert Timm and John Cook flew for 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds, traveling more than 150,000 miles around Las Vegas and refueling twice a day from a moving truck.

  7. As of 5 June 2017 there have been 148 confirmed and two disputed self-immolations reported in Tibet since 27 February 2009

  8. Chris Gueffroy, shot by East German border guards on 5 February 1989, was the last person to be killed by weapons trying to escape from East Berlin over the Wall. Winfried Freudenberg was the last person to die, on 8 March 1989, trying to escape over the Wall in a homemade hot air balloon.

  9. Turn-On" was the only television show in history to be canceled before it even finished airing, not even making it past its premiere at 8:30PM on February 5, 1969.

  10. The longest-lasting musical performances yet undertaken began on September 5, 2001, with a pause lasting until February 5, 2003. The last note change occurred on October 5, 2013. The next change will not occur until 2020. The performance is scheduled to end on September 5, 2640.

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In February 1934, a riotous group of 5,000 American Communists broke a rally of rival Socialists at Madison Square Garden

Liberia began as a settlement of the American Colonization Society; declared its independence on July 26, 1847; The United Kingdom was the first country to recognize its Independence; the U.S. did not recognize Liberia's independence until during the Civil War on February 5, 1862.

2015 Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival held In China was one of the World's Largest Ice and Snow Carnivals alongside celebrations held in Sapporo, Norway and Quebec. The festival ran from January 5 through February 25.

In less than 1 year, Chris Pratt starred in 3 films ranking in the Top 5 for Opening Weekends in February, June, August, Winter, Labor Day Holiday weekend, President's Day Holiday weekend (Lego Movie & Guardians of the Galaxy) & now the Number 1 Opening Weekend of All Time (Jurassic World).

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On February 5, 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt announces a controversial plan to expand the Supreme Court to as many as 15 judges, allegedly to make it more efficient. Critics said he was trying to “pack” the court and thus neutralize Supreme Court justices hostile to his New Deal.

Organ²/ASLSP (As SLow aS Possible) is a musical piece by John Cage and the subject of one of the longest-lasting musical performances yet undertaken. It started on September 5, 2001, with a pause lasting until February 5, 2003. The first chord was then played until July 5, 2005

Resercher found that masterpiece ‘The Cliff, Etretat, Sunset’ by Monet was being painted at 4.53pm on February 5 1883

There's a nuclear bomb lost somewhere off the coast of Georgia. On February 5, 1958, an Air Force jet crashed into a B-47 bomber carrying a 7,000-pound nuclear bomb. The Navy searched for the bomb for months, but was never able to recover it.

Chuck E. Cheese's full name is Charles Entertainment Cheese and he was born on February 5, 1943 in New Jersey

After a comeback show in Las Vegas in 1969 Elvis Presley signed a 5 year contract with International Hotel to to perform there each February and August, at an annual salary of $1 million.

Liberia began as a settlement of the American Colonization Society (ACS); declared its independence on July 26, 1847; the UK was the first country to recognize Liberia's independence; the U.S. did not recognize Liberia's independence until during the Civil War on February 5, 1862.

There are 8! Minutes in February. (8 x 7 x 6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1)

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The Hilina Slump is a 5,000 cubic mile “ wasting away”section on the south side of the Kilauea Volcano that is expected to move about every 2.5 years- roughly 10cm annually. As early as February 2018, reports expected it to move up to 2.5 feet. Now the island is “erupting.”

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Chris Gueffroy, shot by East German border guards on 5 February 1989, was the last person to be killed by weapons trying to escape from East Berlin over the Wall. Winfried Freudenberg was the last person to die, on 8 March 1989, trying to escape over the Wall in a homemade hot air balloon.

September through December get their names from the roman numbers 7 to 10. They're off by 2 because the original roman calendar was 10 months and had 6/10 months named after numbers. 5&6 were renamed after Julius & Augustus (July & August), and adding January & February shifted everything by 2.

The last time we had 5 Saturdays in February was 28 years ago. The next time we'll have 5 Saturdays in February will be in 28 years. A February in a leap year will have 5 instances of one day of the week. Each leap year, the day jumps back two days of the week (2016 Mon, 2020 Sat, etc.)

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