Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Also on This Day: February 28

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National Floral Design Day

Zero Mostel was born in 1915, and Frank Gehry was born in 1929.  Bernadette Peters was born in 1948.

Mardi Gras

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Also on This Day: February 27

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No Brainer Day

John Steinbeck was born in 1902, and Elizabeth Taylor was born in 1932.

Polar Bear Day

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Also on This Day: February 26

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National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Betty Hutton was born in 1921.

The Oscars!

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Levi Strauss

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Winslow Homer

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Also on This Day: February 22

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Be Humble Day

Eric Gill was born in 1882, and Edna St. Vincent Millay was born in 1892.

George Washington

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Also on This Day: February 21

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National Sticky Bun Day

Anais Nin was born in 1903.

Christine Ebersole

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Hoodie Hoo Day, February 20, Noon

Also on This Day: February 20

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Presidents' Day

National Love Your Pet Day

Ansel Adams was born in 1902, and Gloria Vanderbilt was born in 1924.

It's Hoodie Hoo Day, Cooper in RI!

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Amy Tan

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Also on This Day: February 12

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Autism Sunday

Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born in 1809.  Jackie Woodson was born in 1963.

Cotton Mather

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Our Lady of Lourdes

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Also on This Day: February 11

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National Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

National Make a Friend Day

National White Shirt Day

"The French Chef," with Julia Child, premiered on TV in 1963.

Thomas Edison was born in 1847.

Baby Jane

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Also on This Day: February 10

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Umbrella Day

Jimmy Durante was born in 1893, and Leontyne Price was born in 1927.

Feast of St. Scholastica

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Day Nine of the February Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: February 9

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National Pizza Day

Alice Walker was born in 1944.

Read in the Bathtub Day

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Day Eight of the February Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Jules Verne

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Day Seven of the February Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: February 7

Also on this day...
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

Charles Dickens was born in 1812, and Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867.

John Deere

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Day Six of the February Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Queen Elizabeth II

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Day Five of the February Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: February 5

Also on this day...
World Nutella Day

Red Buttons

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Day Four of the February Peace Novena

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

Also on This Day: February 4

Also on this day...
Thank a Mail Carrier Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Charles Lindbergh was born in 1902.

Rosa Parks

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Day Three of the February Peace Novena

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

Also on This Day: February 3

Also on this day...
National Wear Red Day (to show support for the awareness of heart disease)

Working Naked Day

Norman Rockwell was born in 1894, and "Pretty Boy" Floyd was born in 1904.

Gertrude Stein

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Day Two of the February Peace Novena

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

Also on This Day: February 2

Also on this day...
Groundhog Day

James Joyce was born in 1882, and Ayn Rand was born in 1905.  Elaine Stritch was born in 1925.

Candlemas

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Day One of the February Peace Novena

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

Also on This Day: February 1

Also on this day...
National Freedom Day

Langston Hughes was born in 1902.

Clark Gable

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