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History of Presidents Day: More than just Washington and Lincoln?
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HISTORY OF PRESIDENTS' DAY During my lifetime, two American holidays got consolidated into one. In 1971, a day between both Lincoln's Birthday on Feb… Read More

History of Presidents Day: More than just Washingt…
History of St. Valentine's Day
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HISTORY OF ST. VALENTINE'S DAY Valentine or Valentinus, is the name of at least three martyred saints. The most celebrated are the two martyrs whos… Read More

History of St. Valentine’s Day
History of the Super Bowl: Just another Religious Holiday?
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HISTORY OF THE SUPER BOWL The Super Bowl™ is a territory acquisition athletic contest played on a fixed agrarian grid using as a token an inflated po… Read More

History of the Super Bowl: Just another Religious…
History of Groundhog Day
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HISTORY OF GROUNDHOG DAY Groundhog Day comes from Candlemas Day, observed for centuries in parts of Europe on February 2 where the custom was to have… Read More

History of Groundhog Day
History of Chinese New Year
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HISTORY OF CHINESE NEW YEAR This weekend marks the beginning of Chinese New Year, the oldest, longest and most important social and economic holida… Read More

History of Chinese New Year
History of Australia Day
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HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA DAY For my friends Down Under. Did you know that the history of European Australia is tied to the American Revolutionary War?… Read More

History of Australia Day
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