February 5th is the 36th day of the year. On February 5, 2011, there are 329 days remaining until the end of the year (322 days until Christmas). If February 5th is your birthday, your zodiac sign is Aquarius.
February 5th is a day to appreciate your favorite weatherperson (and also maybe those who are not your favorite). The date was chosen to commemorate the birth of one of America's first weathermen, John Jeffries, a Boston physician who kept detailed records of weather conditions. Jeffries was born at Boston, Massachusetts on February 5, 1744.
On February 5, 1993, President Clinton signed legislation allowing employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in a 12-month period to deal with the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a relative with a serious health problem. This law applies to companies with 50 or more employees (and all government agencies). Although signed on February 5th, this law took effect six months later (August 5, 1993).
On February 5, 1881, Arizona's state capital, surprisingly the fifth largest city in the United States (the Phoenix metropolitan area is the twelfth largest), was incorporated.
On February 5, 1917, as an outcome of the Mexican Revolution, their Constitution, in use in Mexico to this day, was approved. It embraced major social reforms. Venustiano Carranza was the first Mexican president to serve under its terms. Constitution Day is a national holiday in Mexico.
Red Buttons, born Aaron Chwatt (comedian) - 1919 (would have been 92 years old)
Hank Aaron (Hall of Fame baseball player) - 1934 (77 years old)
Roger Staubach (Hall of Fame football player) - 1942 (69 years old)
Darrell Waltrip (auto racer) - 1947 (64 years old)
Bobby Brown (singer) - 1969 (42 years old)
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