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Celebrating February Birthdays

Here are some that celebrate a Birthday in February (past + present): 

February 1, 1818  Frederick Douglass, American author and activist

February 1, 1901 Clark Gable, actor, Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind

February 2, 1947 Farrah Fawcett, TV and movie actress

February 2, 1954 Christie Brinkley, supermodel

February 3, 1894 Norman Rockwell, renowned painter

February 4, 1902 Charles Lindbergh, first to fly solo over the Atlantic ocean

February 4, 1913 Rosa Parks, civil rights activist

February 5, 1934 Hank Aaron, Hall of Fame Baseball slugger, once long-time record holder for home runs at 755

February 6, 1895 George Herman “Babe” Ruth, the greatest baseball player of all time

February 7, 1812 Charles Dickens, novelist

February 8, Lana Turner, actress

February 8, 1931 James Dean, actor

February 9, 1773 William Henry Harrison, 9th U.S. President (1841) died a a month after taking office

February 10, 1893- Jimmy Durante, a comedian with a big nose

February 12, 1809 Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President (1861-1865)

February 13, 1873 L.L. Bean, outdoorsman...yes, the clothing line

February 14, 1859 George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., invented the Ferris Wheel

February 14, 1894 Jack Benny, actor, a comedian on Vaudeville, radio, and TV

February 15, 1564 Galileo Galilei, an Italian inventor, invented the telescope

February 15, 1820 Susan B. Anthony, Women's Suffrage

February 17, 1963 Michael Jordan, one of the greatest players n NBA history

February 19, 1473 Nicolas Copernicus, Scientist, controversial theory that the earth rotates around the sun

February 22, 1732 George Washington, 1st U.S. President (1789-1797)

February 24, 1955 Steven Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer

February 25, 1851 Pierre Aguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter

February 26, 1829 Levi Strauss, inventor of denim jeans

February 26, 1932 Johnny Cash, country-western singer


For more fun facts and ideas make sure you check out the monthly tidbits section on page 28 in the Image Magazine Winter 2020 digital edition.

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