Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Also on This Day: January 31

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National Backward Day

National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

Thomas Merton was born in 1915.

Jersey Joe Walcott

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Monday, January 30, 2017

FDR

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Also on This Day: January 29

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National Puzzle Day

Chekhov was born in 1860.

W.C. Fields

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Also on This Day: January 28

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National Kazoo Day

National Have Fun at Work Day

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, by Jane Austen, was published in 1813.

Colette was born in 1873.
 

Jackson Pollock and Chinese New Year

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Also on This Day: January 27

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National Chocolate Cake Day

Thomas Crapper Day
Thomas Crapper was a plumber who invented the flush toilet.  He died on this day in 1910.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Also on This Day: January 26

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Spouse's Day

National Peanut Brittle Day

Jules Feiffer was born in 1929.

Maria von Trapp

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Also on This Day: January 25

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Opposite Day

Robert Burns Day (Robert Burns was born in 1759).

Virginia Woolf was born in 1882.

The Conversion of St. Paul

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Biographical Information

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Also on This Day: January 24

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National Compliment Day

National Peanut Butter Day

Edith Wharton

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Also on This Day: January 23

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National Pie Day

National Handwriting Day

Edouard Manet was born in 1832.

Elizabeth Blackwell

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Also on This Day: January 22

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Answer Your Cat's Questions Day

George Balanchine

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

How Many Books?

The results are in... to the question... How many books has Tomie written and/or illustrated?

THROUGH THE END OF 2017...

268 books written and/or illustrated

-266 books illustrated

-142 books written
--140 books written AND illustrated
--2 books written, but not illustrated
---CRISS-CROSS APPLESAUCE
---THE LEGEND OF THE PERSIAN CARPET

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Also on This Day: January 21

Also on this day...
National Hugging Day

Christian Dior was born in 1905.

Thank Your Mentor Day

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Friday, January 20, 2017

#20: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 20

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Penguin Awareness Day

A Day for Reflection

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

#19: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 19

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National Popcorn Day

Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809. Tippi Hedren was born in 1930, and Janis Joplin was born in 1943.

Paul Cezanne

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

#18: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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A.A. Milne was born in 1882, and Oliver Hardy was born in 1892.

Winnie-the-Pooh Day

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

#17: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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"Popeye, the Sailor Man" made his first appearance in the comic strip "Thimble Theater" in 1929.

Ben Franklin

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Monday, January 16, 2017

#16: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 16

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Appreciate a Dragon Day

National Fig Newton Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

#15: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 15

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National Hat Day

New Connecticut (Vermont) declared independence from England in 1777.

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

#14: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 14

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National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

Dress Up Your Pet Day

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Friday, January 13, 2017

#13: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 13

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Friday, the Thirteenth.

Sophie Tucker was born in 1884, OR 1887, and Gwen Verdon was born in 1925.

Rubber Duckie Day

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

#12: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 12

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National Hot Tea Day

Charles Perrault was born in 1628, and Clement Hurd was born in 1908.

Kiss a Ginger Day

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

#10: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 10

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Peculiar People Day

Houseplant Appreciation Day

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Day Nine of the January Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of the month.
Say the word. That's all.

#9: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 9

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National Clean Off Your Desk Day

Simone de Beauvoir

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Day Eight of the January Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of the month.
Say the word. That's all.

#8: Twenty Prayers of Peace, Harmony and Unity


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Also on This Day: January 8

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National Argyle Day

The Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, AND National Bubble Bath Day

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Day Seven of the January Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of the month.
Say the word. That's all.