Belarus of its own

1972 January 30: Bloody Sunday, Northern Ireland
1968 January 31: Nauru Independence Day
2004 February 1: Erbil bombings, Kurdistan
1948 February 4: Sri Lanka Independence Day
1945 February 4: Yalta Conference establishing post-WW2 world geopolitical boundaries
1997 February 5: Gulja massacre, East Turkistan/Xinjiang
February 5: Kashmir Solidarity Day
1917 February 6: Sami National Day
1840 February 6: Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand
1974 February 7: Grenada Independence Day
1818 February 12: Chile Independence Day
1913 February 13: Tibetan Independence Day
2011 February 14: Day of Rage (Bahrain)
1804 February 15: Statehood Day in Serbia
1918 Fabruary 16: Lithuania Independence Day
2008 February 17: Kosovo declaration of independence
1965 February 18: Gambia Independence Day

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