February 10-11: Organization of Revisionist Workers founded in Nahalat Yehuda. Among participants: Dr. Abba Ahimeir, Uri Zvi Greenberg (AZ"G), Dr. Yehoshua Heschel Yeivin, all resigning from "Hapoel Hatzair".
February 4: Yehezkel Altman (Ben Hur), Etzel Member, sentenced to death for firing on Arab truck, responding to harassment of Jewish transportation on Jerusalem Road. Sentence reduced to life imprisonment.
February 13: The Sakarya, illegal immigrant ship, reaches Haifa with 2400 immigrants. Eri Jabotinsky in command, son of Zeev and Joanna Jabotinsky.
February 12: Avraham Stern (Yair), Lehi founder, killed by British police, while hiding at Mizrahi Bet Street (today Stern Street), Tel Aviv, now Lehi Museum, Museums Unit, Ministry of Defense.
February 24: The Struma, illegal immigrant ship, sunk by Soviet watercraft, in Black Sea, 765 passengers, one survivor. Ship towed to sea by Turkish tugboat earlier, suffering mechanical difficulties.
February 1: Etzel under Menachem Begin's command declares revolt against British government rule. Etzel demands role be transferred to Provisional Jewish Government.
February 27: Eli Tavin, Etzel Intelligence Commander, kidnapped and tortured by Hagana, during 'The Hunting Season'. Served as Jabotinsky Institute Executive Director, 1984 – 1994.
February 5: Dedication Ceremony for Nahalat Jabotinsky settlement. First founded in 1939 by Betar members as Tel Tzur. Eventually merged with Binyamina settlement.
February 26: Levi Eshkol, Third Prime Minister, dies. Among Mapai and Labor leaders. In 1964, instructed reburial of Zeev Jabotinsky in Israel, according to Jabotinsky's will.