8 Fun Facts to Know if You are Born in February

8 Fun Facts to Know if You are Born in February

February may be the shortest month of the year, but still, a long list of fun facts can be associated with it, and here are some of the most fascinating of them.

1. The origin

There was no February in the Roman calendar and was added only later on to the subsequent Julian and Gregorian calendars. The term February has its origin in the Latin term ‘februum’ meaning purification.

2. Star sign

People born in the month of February belong to either of the two zodiac signs, Aquarius
or Pisces, based on whether their birthday is on/before February 19 or later.

3. Birth flower

Violet is the birth flower for the month of February. It is famous for its heart-shaped petals and signifies trust, bonding, knowledge and humility.

4. Birth stone

Amethyst is the birthstone for February. It is a violet variant of Quartz and symbolizes tranquility, power and sobriety.

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