In addition to being Groundhog Day (above, photo of 2005 annual Groundhog Day ceremony on Gobler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania) and Super Bowl Sunday, February 2 is a once-in-a-century, calendar-date palindrome: 02 / 02 / 2020 (palindrome is a sequence of numbers which reads the same forward as it reads backward), and the 33rd day of the year (in the month including the Leap Year Day, February 29), which is followed by 333 more days! The previous calendar-date palindrome was 1111 November 11 (11 / 11 / 1111). The next two calendar-date palendromes will be 2121 December 12 (12 / 12 / 2121) and 3030 March 3 (03 / 03 / 3030).
More info: Link >>> https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2020/01/31/sundays-date-is-rare-extra-special-palindrome/
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Astronomical Calendar for 2020 February ---
Link >>> http://buhlplanetarium4.tripod.com/astrocalendar/20s20.html#feb
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