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When it begins. (1) With sun-set: The Jews in their “sacred year,” and the Church—hence the eve of feast-days; the ancient Britons “non dierum numerum, ut nos, sed n…

Constitution Day & Citizenship Day

One day, two observances by Shmuel Ross The Constitution of the United States of America The Constitutional Convention Text of the ConstitutionSigners of the U.S. Constitution F…

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Daysocial activist, journalist, and cofounder of the Catholic Worker movementBorn: 1897Birthplace: New York, N.Y. From 1914 to 1916, Day attended the University of Illinois, where she …

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was co-founder of a community of activists who published a newspaper while feeding, sheltering and living with the poor of New York City. The group and its paper, both called The Catholic …

Boxing Day

Traditional English holiday extends Christmas giving by David Johnson Related Links Boxing Day QuizWinter Holiday RoundupBank HolidaysChurch of England Historians say the holi…

Doris Day

Doris Day(Doris Kappelhoff)singer, actressBorn: 4/3/1924Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio America's No.1 female box office attraction during the late 1950s and '60s, she starred in a number musical…

Valentine's Day

Have you ever wondered how Valentine's Day became a holiday, who Saint Valentine is, or how Necco comes up with the phrases for their candy hearts? We did, too! We collected all of our favorite V…

Doris Day

Name at birth: Doris von KappelhoffDoris Day started her singing career in the 1940s and hit it big with the million-selling "Sentimental Journey." In 1948 she started her movie career, hitting her s…

Doris Day

Doris Day(Doris Kappelhoff)singer, actressBorn: 4/3/1924Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio America's No.1 female box office attraction during the late 1950s and '60s, she starred in a number musical…

Pi Day

A day to celebrate all things round by Catherine McNiff 3.1415926535897932. . . Approximated as 3.14, the Greek letter for pi is an irrational (cannot be written as a simple …