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"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me". Erma Bombeck

When is National Yogurt Day? June 4 or February 6 ?? - US Observance / Food Holiday
Note: The actual date of this holiday is not clear- Each year we find it listed as being celebrated by more than one date- It is possible that this is a movable holiday which means the date will always change from year to year but we have yet to find documentation to support that-

National Frozen Yogurt Day is not to be confused with National Frozen Yoghurt Month which is celebrated the month of June.

Frozen Yogurt Dessert:  "Frozen Yogurt can be eaten the very same way that ice cream is eaten.  You can add delicious topping like fruit sauce, nuts, chocolate chips, coconut or whipped cream and you will love it just as much as you love ice cream. Yogurt is a bit tart in taste but a lot lower in fat. Frozen yogurt is a healthier alternatives to ice cream."

This Holiday is Celebrate by: Making and sharing a freeze of homemade yoghurt.
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Waitangi Day - (February 6) - New Zealand
Waitangi Day commemorates a significant day in the history of New Zealand. It is a public holiday held each year on 6 February to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand's founding document, on that date in 1840.
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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
This is a UN-sponsored awareness day that takes place February 6 each year. It is an effort to make the world aware of female genital cutting and to promote its eradication.

First, on Feb. 6, 2003, Stella Obasanjo, the First Lady of Nigeria, made the official declaration on "Zero Tolerance to FGM" in Africa during a conference organized by the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC). Then the UN Sub-Commission on Human Rights adopted this day as an international awareness day."
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Feast Days: (February 6)
Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church (per the Roman Catholic Calendar of Saints):

Saint Amand, Apostle of the Franks- "His feast is kept on 6 February. Although mostly revered in Flanders and Picardy, he was also honoured in England, where at least one private chapel (at East Hendred in Oxfordshire) is dedicated to him.   Saint Amand is the patron saint of all who produce beer: brewers, innkeepers and bartenders (and presumably also hopgrowers). He is also the patron of vine growers, vintners and merchants, and of Boy Scouts.

Saint Vedastus - "Vedast was venerated throughout Belgium as well as England (from the 10th century), where he was known as Saint Foster. The spread of his cult was aided by the presence of Augustinians from Arras in England in the 12th century. Three ancient churches in England (in London, Norwich, and Tathwell) were dedicated to him."

Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists - Legend
"According to the hagiographer Alban Butler, for example, Dorothy's parents were martyred before her by Diocletian, and a Roman governor, Sapiricius (or Apricius), called her to an audience and demanded that she take a husband. When she refused, he had her put upon the rack and given a choice of a husband, if she would sacrifice to the gods, or death, if she refused. She claimed that she had a husband in Jesus Christ and desired death. Sapiricius then put her in a cell with two women who had abandoned Christianity, hoping that they would convince her, but, instead, she brought them back to religious faith. When she was again put on the rack, she smiled and said that she was truly blessed, for she had saved two lost souls and would be assured of paradise. She was sentenced to death, after further tribulation."

"Her martyrdom occurred in February, and as she was being led to her beheading, a lawyer named Theophilus mocked her, asking her to send him apples or roses from her husband's garden. Upon her binding for decapitation, Dorothea saw a young girl with a basket of roses and apples and asked her to take them to Theophilus as a gift. The child was an angel, and when Theophilus saw her bringing him roses and apples after Dorothea's martyrdom, he converted to Christianity and was later martyred himself. His feast day occurs on the same day as Dorothy's."

Saint Titus - "Saint Titus was a companion of Saint Paul, mentioned in several of the Pauline epistles. Titus was with Paul and Barnabas at Antioch and accompanied them to the Council of Jerusalem, although his name occurs nowhere in the Acts of the Apostles."
"The feast day of Titus was not included in the Tridentine Calendar. When added in 1854, it was assigned to 6 February. In 1969, the Roman Catholic Church assigned the feast to 26 January so as to celebrate the two disciples of Paul, Titus and Timothy, on the day after the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America celebrates these two, together with Silas, on the same date. The Eastern Orthodox Church commemorates him on 25 August and on 4 January."
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Sami National Day - (in Finland and Scandinavia)
"The Sami National Day falls on February 6 as this date was when the first Sámi congress was held in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway. This congress was the first time that Norwegian and Swedish Sámi came together across their national borders to work together to find solutions for common problems."

"In 1992, at the 15th Sámi Conference in Helsinki, a resolution was passed that Sámi National Day should be celebrated on February 6th to commemorate the 1st Sámi congress in 1917. Sami National Day is for all Sámi, regardless of where they live and on that day the Sámi flag should be flown and the Song of the Sami People is sung in the local Sámi language. The first time Sami National Day was celebrated was in 1993, when the International Year of Indigenous People was proclaimed open in Jokkmokk, Sweden by the United Nations."

"Since then, celebrating the day has become increasingly popular. In Norway it is compulsory for municipal administrative buildings to fly the Sami flag on February 6th. Particularly notable is the celebration in Norway's capital Oslo, where the bells in the highest tower of Oslo City Hall play the Sámi soga lávlla as the flags go up. Some larger places have taken to arranging festivities also in the week around the Sami National Day."
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Other noted Observances for February 6

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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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