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March 6

What happened on March 6? Buon compleanno, Michelangelo (*1475). This Italian master of paint celebrates today!Have you ever seen his masterworks? Absolutely fabulous. It makes your brain wanna party just by looking at his work. Just be careful not to party too hard, or you’ll … Read more…March 6

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March 5

What happened on March 5? Sometimes, international politics might seem a bit dull. And often, they truly are.There are days, however, that go down the history books. Like today, when we remember the signature on a treaty that forbid the use of nuclear weapons in … Read more…March 5

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March 4

What happened on March 4? Yesterday’s celebration of time still rings in our ears, but we already take the cakes out to party with people. Yes, the first edition of People magazine was published today in 1974!Back then, it was named ‘People Weekly’. One very … Read more…March 4

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March 3

What happened on March 3? On this beautiful World Wildlife Day, we celebrate TIME.Not time as such, but TIME magazine. It was first published in 1923. An invention that saves many of us loads of time writing letters to our loved ones is the telephone. … Read more…March 3

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March 2

What happened on March 2? Happy birthday tunes all around today! Coldplay’s Chris Martin (*1977) and Bon Jovi’s Jon Bon Jovi (*1962) team up for an epic duet to celebrate the premiere of ‘King Kong’ at the New York Radio City Music Hall in 1933. … Read more…March 2

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March 1

What happened on March 1? When was the last time you went for a nice walk in nature? Today, we celebrate two wonderful places for an unforgettable trip! On this day in 1872, Yellowstone National Park was established as the world’s very first protected national … Read more…March 1

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February 28

What happened on February 28? 1954 brought color into the homes of many people!On this day that year, the first color television sets using the new NTSC standard were offered for sale to the general public. Technology advances so quickly, it is a joy to … Read more…February 28

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February 27

What happened on February 27? Few football clubs gathered more fame than German giant FC Bayern Munchen. They were founded in the city of beer and the Oktoberfest in 1900.Exactly 200 years after New England was ‘discovered’ by Europeans in 1700. A man of many … Read more…February 27

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February 26

What happened on February 26? Daring escapes always make for great stories. And do we have one for you today!Napoleon Bonaparte was imprisoned on an island in the mediterranean sea, Elba. Yet, he managed to escape in 1815. He must have been on a healthy … Read more…February 26

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February 25

What happened on February 25? One of the legendary Beatles and a fabulous musician celebrates today!Happy birthday, George Harrison (*1943). The Beatles explored a new wave of music. Which leads us to Ibn Battuta (*1304) of Morocco, who loved some good old exploring too. He … Read more…February 25

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