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History of Bastille Day
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HISTORY OF BASTILLE DAY Each year on July 14 Bastille Day is celebrated to commemorate the Storming of the Bastille in Paris on this date in 1798,… Read More

History of Bastille Day
History of July: Where do we get that name?
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HISTORY OF JULY The month of July was renamed for Julius Caesar, who was born in that month. Before that, it was called Quintilis in Latin mean… Read More

History of July: Where do we get that name?
History of Canada Day
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HISTORY OF CANADA DAY: 150 YEARS As the US celebrates Independence Day, Canadians have a celebration of their own this weekend, this year it's the… Read More

History of Canada Day
History of the 4th of July: Thomas Jefferson
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HISTORY OF THE 4th OF JULY: THOMAS JEFFERSON Perhaps no one person is more associated with the 4th of July in American History than Thomas Jefferso… Read More

History of the 4th of July: Thomas Jefferson
History of Independence Day: Was the Declaration of Independence really signed on July 4, 1776?
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HISTORY OF INDEPENDENCE DAY Independence Day or the Fourth of July celebrates the adoption by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, of the Decl… Read More

History of Independence Day: Was the Declaration o…
History of The Beatles All You Need Is Love: 50 Years Ago
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HISTORY OF ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: 50 YEARS AGO On this day 50 years ago, the Beatles released the song “All You Need Is Love.” On June 25, 1967, the… Read More

History of The Beatles All You Need Is Love: 50 Ye…
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