National Days of the Year | February

February holds Nutella Day. That’s all that matters really. But if you’d like a few more spoonfuls of days to knowf. this month, take a look at our long list of notable and national days in February…

National Days and Days That Matter During February in 2022:

Days that vary in date each year will have the relevant year next to them.
01 FebruaryThe Federal Court of Australia opened in 1977
02 FebruaryLindy Chamberlain was committed to trial on this day in 1982 for murdering her baby Azaria
03 FebruaryBob Hawke became leader of the Australian Labor Party on this day in 1983
04 FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
05 FebruaryWorld Nutella Day
06 FebruaryInternational Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
07 FebruaryOn this day in 1967, bushfires in Tasmania destroyed over 1,000 homes and took 62 lives
08 FebruaryA huge dust storm originating in the Mallee area of Victoria coversed Melbourne in 1983
09 FebruaryWorld Pizza Day
10 FebruaryWorld Pulses Day
11 FebruaryInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science
12 FebruaryFreelance Writers Appreciation Day
13 FebruaryWorld Radio Day
National Apology Day. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologised to the Stolen Generations in 2008
14 FebruaryRoyal Hobart Regatta
Valentine’s Day
15 FebruarySingles Awareness Day
16 FebruaryWorld Pancake Day
17 FebruaryOn this day in 2003, hundreds of thousands of protestors join millions more in other cities around the world in protesting the Iraq War– the biggest protests seen since the Vietnam War
18 FebruaryDrink Wine Day (it’s good for you, in moderation)
19 FebruaryReal Bread Week until February 27th
20 FebruaryLove Your Pet Day
21 FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22 FebruarySteve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, was born on this day in 1962
23 FebruaryLaunceston Cup
24 FebruaryI Hate Coriander Day
25 FebruaryInternational Stand Up To Bullying Day
26 FebruaryIn 1974, remains of Mungo Man were discovered at Lake Mungo, New South Wales
27 FebruaryPokemon Day
28 FebruaryThe federal voting age is lowered from 21 to 18 on this day in 1973

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All The Days is your authoritative source for commemorative, fun, unusual and national days around Australia. We create really interesting guides to national days that are inclusive, fun and relevant to Australia. We also list the school holidays and public holidays around the country by state, so you can be really savvy when planning ahead.

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