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Roman Remains in England

The most remarkable are the following:- The pharos, church, and trenches in Dover. Chilham Castle, Richborough, and Reculver forts. Silchester (Berkshire), Dorchester, Nisconium (Salop), an…

Presidents' Day

Presidential Trivia Eight of the first nine American presidents —Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Jackson, and Harrison— were born Bri…

Class Day

Class DayThe clerk of the weather evidently has a regard for young people, and sends sunshine for class days as often as he can. An especially lovely one shone over Plumfield as this interesti…

Composition Day

Composition Day"Hurry up, boys, it's three o'clock, and Uncle Fritz likes us to be punctual, you know," said Franz one Wednesday afternoon as a bell rang, and a stream of literary-looking youn…

St. Andrew's Day

In 2008, St. Andrew's Day occurs on Monday 1 December by Liz Olson The National Flag of Scotland, inspired by the cross on which Saint Andrew was crucified Related Links St. Andre…

Statehood Day: Hawaii

The third Friday of August by Liz Olson Statehood Day in Hawaii commemorates Hawaii’s admission as the 50th state of the United States. Hawaii was annexed by the United State…

The Last Days of Disco

Director/Writer/Producer: Whit Stillman Director of Photography: John Thomas Editors: Andrew Hafitz and Jay Pires Music Mark Suozzo …

Valentine's Day History

Pagan festivals, Christian saints, Chaucer's love birds, and the Greeting Card Association of America by Borgna Brunner Roman Roots The history of Valentine's D…

Columbus Day Timeline

The first commemoration of Columbus took place in 1792 by Borgna Brunner 1792 The first celebration commemorating Christopher Columbus's landing in the New W…

Timeline of Father's Day History

Ninety years of celebrating dads by Holly Hartman 1910s 1920s 1950s 1960s 1970s 2000s 1910 Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, organizes the first Father's Day c…