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Seretse Khama

July 1st, 2008 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

Do you know who he is? Sir Seretse Khama KBE (July 1, 1921 – July 13, 1980) was the first President of Botswana. I think he’s a hero. Now you know. A short article on the reaction to their marriage.

Happy Easter

March 22nd, 2008 at 4:32 pm » Comments Off

Constitution Day

March 4th, 2008 at 7:44 am » Comments Off

It’s Constitution Day in the USA. Do you know your right? The National Archives Constitution Day (United States) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Constitution Day, Inc, a non-partisan, non-profit organization Annenberg Classroom: Constitution Day National Constitution Center

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2008 at 12:33 am » Comments Off

Happy Waitangi Day

February 6th, 2008 at 12:05 am » Comments Off

The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on 6 February 1840, in a marquee erected in the grounds of James Busby’s house (now known as the Treaty house) at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands. The Treaty made New Zealand a part of the British Empire, guaranteed Māori rights to their land and gave Māori the [...]

National Freedom Day

February 1st, 2008 at 4:38 pm » Comments Off

is today and commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the USA. National Freedom Day at the Library of Congress

Winnie the Pooh Day

January 18th, 2008 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

Today is Winnie the Pooh Day, celebrating the birthday of A. A. Milne. Celebrate Winnie the Pooh Day by reading some storybooks about the adventures of Winnie and his friends. Don’t read them alone. Read them with young children. Winnie-the-Pooh Funology A Poohish Site Pooh Corner sanctioned by the Pooh Properties Trust

A Day to Live in Infamy

December 7th, 2007 at 1:42 pm » Comments Off

“Ten hours before the attack on December 7, 1941, Americans intercepted a 14-part Japanese message. It was deciphered at 4:37 am, just hours before the attack, but it remained in the code room. Three hours later it was delivered to President Franklin Roosevelt. By the time the deciphered message was transmitted to the Pacific, the [...]

Hug-a-Bear Day

November 7th, 2007 at 12:43 am » Comments Off

Give your teddy a great, big squeeze!

Guy Fawkes Day

November 5th, 2007 at 12:56 am » Comments Off

The celebration of a triumph of Protestants over Catholics. And here I was thinking it had something to do with Los Dias de los Muertos.

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