On This Date : A Day-by-Day Listing of Holidays, Birthday and Historic Events, and Special Days, Weeks and Months

 
9780071398275: On This Date : A Day-by-Day Listing of Holidays, Birthday and Historic Events, and Special Days, Weeks and Months

An affordable new almanac from the creators of Chase's Calendar of Events

This fun, fact-filled calendar/almanac will fulfill the needs of amateur marketing mavens, freelance writers, and trivia buffs who need to know what happened On This Date. This fascinating volume is packed with entries selected from Chase's Calendar of Events, including more than 2,000 celebrity birthdays, important dates from history, fixed religious and national holidays, and special days, weeks, and months. Arranged day-by-day, from January 1 through December 31, the entries are American in emphasis and include humorous days (No Housework Day, Stay Home Because You're Well Day) and sponsored days and months (National Honey Month, Great American Smokeout) that aren't found in other day-by-day historical almanacs.

Key features include:

  • More than 2,000 entries
  • Contact information for event sponsors, including Web addresses
  • Complete name and subject index
  • Lists of movable religious and national holidays

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Are you hopelessly inquisitive or trivia-mad? On This Date . . . will satisfy your curiosity!

On what day did Vietnam and the United States resume diplomatic relations? (See May 26.)

When is Mickey Mouse's birthday? (See November 18.)

On what day does Peru celebrate its independence? (See July 28.)

Just what is Z Day? (See January 1.)

On This Date . . . has the answers to these questions and so much more! Comprised of select entries from the incomparable perennial favorite Chase's Calendar of Events, this handy, fact-filled reference is packed with more than 2,000 events, milestones and trivia. You will find everything in here, from special months like American Heart Month to actor Russell Crowe's birthday to the debut date of the "Peanuts" comic strip. With items arranged in calendar-date order, you will find:

  • Historic milestones--space missions, stock market highs and more
  • Birth anniversaries of important figures, from Charles Dickens to Tecumseh
  • Key dates in American history
  • Listings of United Nations special days
  • Premiere dates for major television shows
  • And much, much more!

Thanks to On This Date . . . , you'll never miss National Roller Skating Month or your favorite celeb's birthday again!

About the Author:

Sandy Whiteley is a retired librarian and the former editor Chase's Calendar of Events. She also was the compiler of The American Library Association Guide to Information and the editor of Reference Books Bulletin, part of Booklist magazine. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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