Important Events of February.

February is National Mental Health Consumer Month.

National American Heart Disease Awareness Month.

American Red Cross Month.

National  Condom Month.

National Senior Independence Month.

National Black History Month or National African

History Month  is an annual celebration of achievements

by black Americans in U.S. history.

World Interfaith  Harmony Week from February

1st to 7 th February.

World Hijab Day was  founded by Nazma Khan,

a Bangla Deshi American  woman.

World Marriage Day is observed on second

Sunday of February each year.

2. Burn Awareness Week from February 2 to 8.

Indian Museum was founded by Asiatic Society

of  Bengal in Kolkata, India.

7. National Wear  Red Day. Red is the colour of

our heart. The day is to raise awareness in the fight

against  heart disease in women.

Birth day of  Rashtra Kavi G.S.Shivarudrappa,

Kannada author and poet.

8.National Libraries Day.

Chocolate Day.

This is the date of Celebrate Rose Day in India.

10.Random Acts of  Kindness Week  from February

10 to 16

18. Karnataka Bank was incorporated on  Feb.18,1924

as the Karnataka Bank Limited at  Mangalore and

commenced business on May 23, 1924. B.R.Vyasaray

Achar was one of the founders and K.Surya Narayana

Adiga was the Chairman.

22. Birth day of Robert Baden Powell (1857), the

founder of  scouting. Each year on 22 February

Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate

World Thinking Day.

Healthy Lifestyles  Awareness Day.

National Burn Awareness Week, February 22 to 28.

23.The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago

in U.S.A. on 23 February 1905. Rotary club is community

service organization.

24. National Eating Disorder Awareness Week-Feb.24

to March 2.

28.On this day in 1928, C.V. Raman discovered ,

what was later called as the Raman Effect.

Death anniversary of  Rajendra Prasad,(1963) the first

President of India.

Source:Collection.

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