1st - Leo Martello becomes a third degree Welsh traditionalist, 1973. Harvesting Day.
2nd - Imbolc/Candlemas. Groundhog Day. Birthday of Marie Laveau II, daughter of "Voodoo Queen" Marie Laveau, 1827. Harvesting Day.
5th - "Great Conjunction" of Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn in Aquarius, 1962. According to folklore, this is a powerfull day for all forms of divination. John Dee marries his second wife, Jane, 1578. Mardi Gras.
6th - New Moon. Ash Wednesday. Harvesting Day. Solar Eclipse.
7th - Death of Thomas Aquinas, Catholic scholar who wrote that heresy was a product of ignorance and therefore criminal, and refuted the Canon Episcopi, 1274. Death of Stewart Farrar, Wiccan Author, 2000. Chinese New Year (Rat).
8th - Birthday of Evangeline Adams, astrologer. Birthday of Susun Weed, owner of Wise Woman Publishing, 1946. Planting Day.
9th - Planting Day.
10th - Zsusanna Budapest arrested and later convicted for fortune telling, 1975.
12th - Birthday of Cotton Mather, minister during the Salem Witch trials, 1688. Gerald Gardner, founder of the Gardnerian Tradition, dies of heart failure, 1964. Planting Day.
13th - Death of Cotton Mather, minister at Salem Witch trials, 1728. Planting Day.
14th - Valentine's Day. Else Blum, a farmhand from Oberstedten, sentenced to death for witchcraft, 1652.
15th - Pope Leo X issued bull to ensure that secular courts would carry out exectuions of witches condemned by the Inquisition, 1521.
16th - Birthday of Galileo, astronomer. Planting Day.
17th - Celtic Tree Month of Rowan ends. Planting Day.
18th - Celtic Tree Month of Ash begins. Planting Day. Presidents' Day (observed). Mercury comes out of Retrograde (9:57 pm EST)
19th - Birthday of Brad Steiger, hypnotist. Sun enters Pisces.
20th - Society for Psychical Research, devoted to paranormal studies, founded in London, 1882. Full Moon (Quickening Moon). Lunar Eclipse.
21st - Stewart Farrar is initiated into Alexandrian Wicca, 1970. Death of Theodore Parker Mills, Wiccan Elder. Birthday of Trish Telesco, Wiccan author.
22nd - Birthday of Sybil Leek, astrologer and Witch, 1923. Birthday of ShadowCat, Wiccan author.
23rd - Concept of Witches' sabbat appears for the first time in church documents of the Carcassone and Toulouse regions between 1330 - 1340.
26th - Birthday of Camille Flammarian, astronomer and psychic researcher. Planting Day.
27th - Bull of John XXII issued; first bull to promote the theory of witchcraft, 1318.
28th - Harvesting Day.
29th - Leap Day. Harvesting Day.
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