Anniversaries and Holidays by Bernard Trawicky

By Bernard Trawicky

This revised and up to date advisor is a reference resource for libraries of all kinds and sizes, and for all school room grade degrees. With 3500 listings, it introduces a global flavour to the USA and Western eu vacation trips. It encompasses a Calendar of mounted days with listings through month and date.

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January 19 cial public holiday in Ethiopia and Eritrea. The greatest festival of the Ethiopian year. On the eve are dramatic processions, a late-night Mass, and all-night picnics. On Timket, water is blessed and sprinkled on the people in symbolic baptism, followed by more processions. The festival lasts through Jan. 20 (or 21), a feast of St. Michael the Archangel, the most popular saint. Everyone parties, and horsemen play gugs, a form of martial horsemanship. Holidays and Civic Days 18 Foundation Day in Lima, Peru; local official public holiday.

Each also has his own feast. : Jan. 30 or Feb. 12. S. satellite; Explorer I was launched on Jan. 31, 1958, and discovered the Van Allen radiation belt. 31 Birthday of Irving Langmuir (Jan. 31, 1881–Aug. 16, 1957). American chemist who is credited with the development of the basic scientific principles and discoveries that have been applied in the atomic age. Received the 1932 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Holidays and Civic Days 30 The King’s Birthday in Jordan; official public holiday. Honors King Abdullah II (Jan.

English actress and great friend of George Bernard Shaw, who wrote Pygmalion as a vehicle for her talents. Birthday of William Tecumseh Sherman (Feb. 8, 1820–Feb. 14, 1891). American general remembered as the leader of the Union march through Ga. ” Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans. 9 Birthday of Jules Verne (Feb. 8, 1828–Mar. 24, 1905). French novelist famous for Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea; his writing stimulated the development of science fiction. Birthday of William Henry Harrison (Feb.

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