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History of Fall: What is the Autumnal Equinox?
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History of the Fall: how does it relate to the Autumnal Equinox? Read More

History of Fall: What is the Autumnal Equinox?
History of Talk Like a Pirate Day
Bill Petro

HISTORY OF TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY The International Talk Like A Pirate Day began not back in the Golden Age of Pirates in days of yore, but in 2002… Read More

History of Talk Like a Pirate Day
History of Ethiopian New Year: What is Enkutatash?
Bill Petro

HISTORY OF ETHIOPIAN NEW YEAR: WHAT IS ENKUTATASH? Why is your friendly neighborhood historian writing about the Ethiopian New Year? A couple of ye… Read More

History of Ethiopian New Year: What is Enkutatash?
History of Patriot Day: 9/11
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HISTORY OF PATRIOT DAY: 9/11 With the following words and many others, President George W. Bush designated September 11 to be regarded as Patriot… Read More

History of Patriot Day: 9/11
History of Star Trek: 50 Year Anniversary
Bill Petro

HISTORY OF STAR TREK Today marks the 50th anniversary of the premier of Star Trek on NBC TV in 1966. It is my favorite show, I was glued to the TV… Read More

History of Star Trek: 50 Year Anniversary
History of Labor Day
Bill Petro

HISTORY OF LABOR DAY Labor Day is the day we celebrate the process our mothers went through in order to deliver us at birth. Sorry, wrong holiday.… Read More

History of Labor Day
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