February 1th is National Baked Alaska, National Dark Chocolate, National Freedom, National Get Up, National Serpent and more!

National Baked Alaska Day

On February 1st, ice cream and cake were served together in a commemoration named National Baked Alaska Day.

National Dark Chocolate Day

National Dark Chocolate Day, on February 1st, reminds us to indulge a little. Many prefer dark chocolate over white chocolate to be the healthier chocolate. However, for others, it may be an acquired taste.

National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day, which is always observed on February 1st, celebrates freedom from slavery. It also acknowledges that America is a symbol of liberty. The day honors Abraham Lincoln's signing of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. On February 1, 1865, President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery. However, it was not approved by the states until later in December 18, 1865, which was not until later.

National Get Up Day

On February 1st, National Get Up Day will bring inspiring tales of perseverance. The day reminds us to pick ourselves up after we've fallen and give it (whatever it is) a try.

National Serpent Day

Snakes and serpents alike are slithering on National Serpent Day on February 1st. The serpent has been used in many faiths and cultures as a symbol of violence, medicine, fertility, and much more.

National Texas Day

We recognize each state in the order they entered the union, beginning with Hawaii and ending with Hawaii on Independence Day. We feature a small part of each state's past, foods, and the people who make up the state. There's so much more to discover, we can't help but celebrate our beautiful country even more.

World Aspergillosis Day

World Aspergillosis Day, held every year on February 1st, aims to raise concerns about this under-diagnosed fungal disease. It's also a day to inform the general population about the signs and symptoms of aspergillosis.

World Hijab Day

Every year on February 1st, World Hijab Day honors the millions of Muslim women who choose to wear a hijab. It's also a day to encourage women of all ethnicities and faiths to wear and experience the hijab.