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History of Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day

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HISTORY OF MEMORIAL DAY The city of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, an American village on the National Historic Register, claims to be the birthplace of…
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History of Mother's Day

History of Mother’s Day

3 weeks ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF MOTHER'S DAY The person most active initially in opposing the celebration of Mother’s Day is the very person who started this holiday in the US. Here’s how it happened. Anna Jarvis’…
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History of Cinco de Mayo

History of Cinco de Mayo

3 weeks ago Bill Petro
CINCO DE MAYO Cinco de Mayo is frequently regarded as the Mexican equivalent of the United States 4th of July. This is incorrect: it is the equiv…
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History of May the Fourth (be with you): Star Wars Day

History of May the Fourth (be with you): Star Wars…...

4 weeks ago Bill Petro
MAY 4th For those keeping track, another geek holiday is May 4, or May the Fourth taken from the benediction "May the Force be with you" made fam…
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History of May Day

History of May Day

4 weeks ago Bill Petro
MAY DAY May Day is many things to many people. Etymologically, it is a homophone (same sounding word) for the international call for help. It is…
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