February 2: Groundhog Day!
FEBRUARY 2 IS GROUNDHOG DAY!
The Story of a Special Day for February 2 The special occasion gift they’ll never throw away — a whole book for the price of a premium card! The story of a special day…
…What happened in history?
…Who was born?
What happened on *your* special day? From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this book makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift — one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!
At precisely midnight on February 2, 1913, New York’s iconic Grand Central Station opened!. But that’s not all! On February 2…
…Sled dogs carrying diphtheria antitoxin successful reach Nome, Alaska, inspiring the Iditarod Race.
…Scottish sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after four years as a castaway. His story inspires Daniel Defoe to write Robinson Crusoe.
…After 2 million casualties, World War II’s Battle of Stalingrad finally ends.
Restauranteur Howard Johnson, supermodel Christie Brinkley, authors James Joyce and Ayn Rand, singers Shakira and Graham Nash, “mother liked the other one best”t Tom Smothers, pin-up queen Farrah Fawcett, and baseball Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst all share a February 2 birthday. On February 2, dancer Gene Kelly, horror movie icon Boris Karloff, mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell, and heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan died.
There’s plenty to celebrate on February 2! Besides Groundhog Day, it’s Inventor’s Day in Thailand, Nickanan Night in Cornwall, and World Wetlands Day. Let’s not forget National Tater Tot Day, and if February 2 falls on a Saturday, it’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! The Christian holiday of Candlemas falls on February 2, and depending on the year, Mardi Gras may fall on this day, too!
Each volume of The Story of a Special Day is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. Plus, holidays around the world; birthday gems, flowers, and other symbols; horoscope signs; sayings and superstitions; and much, much more! With 92 pages packed with 41 historic photographs and illustrations, The Story of a Special Day is a feast for the eyes as well as for the brain. A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, February 2: The Story of a Special Day will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion.
Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year…because every day is a special day for someone you know! [Ebook coming soon!]