- February 8 – 49-year-old Elizabeth V. Nutter is found guilty of second-degree murder by Judge Paul E. Brown for shooting her husband Dale in the back of the head while he slept in their home at 516 Waterway Drive in Lake Barcroft on June 25, 1959.
- February 11– 36-year-old Navy test pilot Lieutenant Commander Charles E. W. Dobbs is killed when he falls down a flight of three stairs and hits his head on a door stop at his home at 5013 Bristow Drive in Annandale. Commander Dobbs is pronounced dead on arrival at the DeWitt Army hospital on Fort Belvoir.
- O'Neill, Jeff. "Mrs. Nutter found Guilty of Killing Her Husband." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Feb 09 1960. ProQuest. Web. 5 Feb. 2014.
- "Navy Test Pilot Dies After Fall On Home Stairs" Evening Star, 11 Feb. 1960, Night Final, p. 1. NewsBank. Accessed 10 Feb. 2018.
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