Archive for January 2009

Obama Inauguration: Info Extravaganza

OBAMA INAUGURATION: INFO EXTRAVAGANZA This was not your grandfather’s Inauguration. Grandpa might have listened over the radio, your parents viewed it on television, but this generation viewed/participated in it through so many different media. In my article on the History of Inauguration Day, I said that: …the event will be covered simultaneously by networks, live…

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History of Inauguration Day

HISTORY OF INAUGURATION DAY I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Executive Oath of Office The Constitution of the United States, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8…

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History of Martin Luther King, Jr.

.!. HISTORY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr Born on January 15, 1929, we celebrate a holiday in honor of a man who was not a president, nor an explorer, nor a saint, rather he was a Baptist minister and an American leader of the 1960s civil rights movement who was named after the Protestant Reformer…

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History of Epiphany

HISTORY OF EPIPHANY January 6 is known in the Christian calendar as Epiphany. It is sometimes called the “Twelfth Night” being the 12th Day of Christmas. It signifies the event of the Magi, or Wise Men visiting the baby Jesus, and is known in certain Latin cultures as Three Kings Day. In the Eastern (Orthodox…

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