Her boyfriend was quick with an answer: "The guy who inspired the book Robinson Crusoe was rescued in February.
"The first public toilet in London opened in February in the 1850s.
"Al Capone was sent to prison in February.
"Frank Sinatra began his singing career in February........"
As he continued listing off historical dates she thought ruefully to herself: "I was trying to remind you about Valentine's Day you idiot. Trust me to have an anorak for a boyfriend!"
**********Not restricted to 55 words for a Friday or being extremely short for a small stone - a microfiction inspired by the date.