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Leap Day: Feb. 29 (Every 4 yrs, with some exceptions)
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Quote: "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it." Mark Twain
National Cherry Pie Day - always February 20
Cherry pie is a pie baked with a cherry filling. Morello cherries are often used in cherry pies. Although generally eaten in North America, cherry pie is also known in other parts of the world. It is very common for holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving. and is also often
eaten with whipped cream or ice-cream. A common preparation tradition in the USA is to decorate the crust with fancy pastry patterns. Cherry pie as a dish enjoys a strong history in the US and is often regarded as quintessentially American. Celebrate this holiday by baking a cherry pie! Cherry Pie Recipes
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Birthday Flower: for February 20 (not to be confused with the flower-of-the-month)
Birthday flowers are ascribed by tradition for those born on any given date in the year in Europe and the West. Not all are precisely flowers, however. Did you know the birtday flower for Feb. 20 is the Yew?
Taxus is a genus of yews, small coniferous trees or shrubs in the yew family Taxaceae. They are relatively slow growing and can be very long-lived, and reach heights of 1-40 m, with trunk diameters of up to 4 m. They have reddish bark, lanceolate, flat, dark-green leaves 1-4 cm long and 2-3 mm broad, arranged spirally on the stem, but with the leaf bases twisted to align the leaves in two flat rows either side of the stem.
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Is it your Birthday Today?  (Pisces / February 20 - March 20 / Birthstone - Amethyst)
Happy Birthday! - Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a birthday party  and birthday cake, or in some instances, a rite of passage. The Western tradition of adding lit candles to the top of a birthday cake originates in 18th century Germany?
Did you know you share your birthday with: Charles Barkley, Gordon Brown, Cindy Crawford, Sandy Duncan, Phil Esposito, Sidney Poitier, Bobby Unser, Gloria Vanderbilt, Nancy Wilson
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February 20 in History
1792  U.S. postal service created; postage 6 cents -12 cents, depending on distance-
1877  1st cantilever bridge in U.S. completed, Harrodsburg, Kentucky   
1927  Golfers in South Carolina arrested for violating Sabbath Today in History
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Christian Feast Days: - February 20
Eleutherius of Tournai - "Saint Eleutherius of Tournai (French: Eleuthère) (died c. AD 532) is venerated as a saint and considered the first bishop of Tournai. The Catholic Encyclopedia writes that "historically there is very little known about St. Eleutherius, but he was without doubt the first Bishop of Tournai." "
Wulfric of Haselbury - Saint Wulfric, (1080(?) at Compton Martin – 20 February 1154 at Haselbury Plucknett), was a hermit and miracle worker frequently visited by King Stephen. His feast day is 20 February.
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World Day of Social Justice (International)
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Significant February
  •  Birthstone of the Month: Amethyst - meaning Sincerity.
  •  February Flower of the month:
  •  Zodiac Signs: Aquarius Jan. 20 - Feb. 18; Pisces Feb. 19 - Mar. 20
  •  The name for the Moon this month is called Hunger Moon, Snow Moon, Chaste Moon, Wolf Moon.
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