Feb. 2: Groundhog Day

Feb. 3, 1851: Brigham Young became territorial governor of Utah.

Feb. 4, 1831: Edward Partridge ordained first bishop of the Church.

Feb. 7, 1812: Charles Dickens, English writer, born.

Feb. 8, 1910: Boy Scouts of America founded by William D. Boyce.

Feb. 9, 1800: Hyrum Smith, brother of the Prophet Joseph, born.

Feb. 10, 1863: Virginia Alanson Crane patented the first fire extinguisher.

Feb. 12, 1809: Abraham Lincoln, United States’ sixteenth president, born.

Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day

Feb. 16, 1937: Nylon patented by Wallace H. Carothers.

Feb. 22, 1732: George Washington, first president of the United States, born.

Feb. 23, 1957: Book of Mormon “talking book” for blind recorded.

Feb. 25, 1841: Pierre Auguste Renoir, French artist, born.

Feb. 26, 1846: William Cody “Buffalo Bill” born.