Engineer's Day in United States of America
Engineer's Day in United States of America is held on February 22. Week of February 22 - always the week in February that encompasses George Washington's birthday. This event in the third decade of the month February is annual. Help us
The first engineer known by name was the Egyptian pyramid builder Imhotep. The word “engineer” is derived from the Latin word “ingenium”, which means something like “native talent” or “cleverness”.
Engineers understand how much force travels from the ground through the shoe to the foot. The technological advancement by engineers in energy, communications, materials, structures, and computers, have made space travel possible. Engineers are involved in all aspects of interactive TV technology, from designing new cables, to creating new film emulsions, to engineering better sound quality.
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International Tourist Guide Day on February 21 (initiative by World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations - WFTGA);
Agricultural Engineer Day in Mexico on February 22 (Día del Ingeniero Agrónomo);
School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in USA on February 22 (the 4th Wednesday in February);
Engineer's Day in Iran on February 23 (This day is celebrated to respect Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Iranian scientist)