Notable dates for the week of February 21 to February 27
February 21 Sprengidagur (Bursting Day) is celebrated in Iceland.
February 22 Lent runs from February 22 to April 7
February 23 W. E. B. Du Bois was born 144 years ago
February 24 Elton John was knighted fourteen years ago.
February 25 International Sword Swallowers Day
February 26 Academy Awards Night
February 27 Actress Joanne Woodward was born on this day in 1930, making this her 82nd birthday!