On this day
Pinocchio made his movie debut!
On this day back in 1940, Walt Disney Studios released its second full-length animated film, Pinocchio! It went on to become the first animated film ever to win an Academy Award. The movie was rereleased multiple times over the decades to come, and the story has been further adapted by multiple studios elsewhere.
Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart took a walk in space.
Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered space walk on this day back in 1984! They achieved this by using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU), during the STS-41-B Mission of the Space Shuttle Program.
The Maastricht Treaty came into force.
The Maastricht Treaty was officially signed on this very day in 1992. It was the treaty that eventually led to the creation of the European Union - which also brought about the Euro, or EUR, as a currency in the early 00s.
Special Days Falling on February 7thFebruary 7th is a day to remember many historical events (as seen above), but it’s also a day to celebrate! Here are some of the best national holidays to observe on February 7th!
National Periodic Table Day
We all have to or have had to learn about the periodic table at one point or another. The truth is that it’s invaluable and has been ever since its creation! And today is the day to honor that creation and how it has evolved over the years! So, why not test yourself and your loved ones on their knowledge of the periodic table, and see how many elements you remember…?
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
Fettuccine Alfredo is definitely one of the tastiest pasta dishes known to man! And today is the day to celebrate this genius recipe! So, head over to your local Italian restaurant, or try making it fresh for yourself and your loved ones - you’re sure to find a recipe or two online!
National Send A Card To A Friend Day
Although nowadays we tend to show our appreciation to our friends via text or instant message, nothing is quite as sweet as actually writing it down and popping cards in the mail! So, make your friends feel special today and send them a card letting them know how much they mean to you.