Bookish Calendar

January 2015

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New Years Day

1892 - Ellis Island was opened

1735 – American patriot, Paul Revere, was born

1752 – American patriot, Betsy Ross, was born



1793 – Women’s rights leader Lucretia Mott was born

1892 – J.R.R. Tolkien was born

1843 – Sir Isaac Newton was born

1809 – Inventor Louise Braille was born

1943 – Death anniversary of George Washington Carver

 

1412 – Joan of Arc was born


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1324 – Marco Polo, explorer, died

1859 – Women’s rights leader Carrie Chapman Catt was born

1755 – Politician Alexander Hamilton Was born




 

1741 – Benedict Arnold was born

 

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1929 – Martin Luther King Jr. was born Appreciate a dragon day


1706 – Benjamin Franklin was born.


 

1839 – Painter Paul Cezanne was born

1809 – Writer Edgar Allen Poe was born

 


 
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1737 – American patriot John Hancock was born

1832 – Painter Edouard Manet was born

1849 – Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to receive an MD degree in   America

 

1848 – Gold was discovered in California

1890 – Nellie Bly ended her journey around the world

1893 – The birthday of aviator Bessie Coleman

1756 – The birthday of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1832 – The birthday of author Lewis Carroll


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1882 - The birthday of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt

1649 – King Charles I of England was beheaded for treason

 

1919 – Famous baseball player, Jackie Robinson was born

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2015

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Robinson Crusoe Day

1902 – The birthday of poet Langston Hughes

Groundhog Day (USA)

1894 – Painter Norman Rockwell was born


1913 – Civil rights leader Rosa Lee Parks was born

1902 – Aviator Charles Lindbergh was born


1895 – The birthday of famous baseball player Babe Ruth



1827 – Ballet was introduced to the United States

1812 – The birthday of writer Charles Dickens

1867 – The birthday of pioneer and author Laura Ingalls Wilder



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1828 – The birthday of Jules Verne, writer


 

1847 – Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, was born

 

1809 – Abraham Lincoln was born

1809 – Author and naturalist Charles Darwin was born

 

1892 – American artist, Grant Wood, was born

Valentine’s Day


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1564 – Galileo Galilei was born

1874 – Explorer Ernest Shackleton was born

1820 – Susan B. Anthony was born

 

President’s

Day (USA)



1895 -The anniversary of the death of Frederick Douglass

 Lunar(Chinese) New Year


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1732 – The birthday of George Washington

 

1685 – The birthday of George Frederic Handle, composer

1786 – The birthday of Carl Wilhelm Grimm

1841 – The birthday of Pierre Auguste Renoir

1846 – Buffalo Bill Cody was born

1829 - Levi Strauss, inventor, was born

1807 – Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born

1897 – Singer Marian Anderson was born