Today it is forbidden to raise small money from the ground and have fun after sunset.
What happened on this day:
Today the Orthodox Church honors St. Euthymius the Great. This day was popularly called Efimov. Usually February 2 is cold and snowing.
What not to do on February 2:
pick up small things from the ground, have fun and sing songs after sunset
Folk signs and beliefs:
► what is the weather like on February 2 – this will be the spring
► blizzard today – to a cold lingering spring
► sunny weather – early warm spring
Angel Day is celebrated:
Agna, Basilides, Vass, Eusebius, Eutychius, Euthymius, Zechariah, Inna, Leo, Lawrence, Pavel, Pinna, Rimma, Firs
Also on this day:
1886 – Groundhog Day was officially celebrated in the United States for the first time.
1914 – Charlie Chaplin’s first film, Making a Living, is released.
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