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February 24

What happened on February 24? We celebrate a master of world-famous fruit today. The apple. Not one you eat though. Steve Jobs (*1955) transformed the word’s perception entirely. Winslow Homer (*1836) was a master of perception, too. His paintings look so very real. Arts are … Read more…February 24

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February 23

What happened on February 23? Organ music – you either love it, or hate it.German composer Georg Friedrich Handel (*1685) is your man for all your happy (and sad) organ tunes. A little forgotten today, he was certainly a big name in his days. Mayer … Read more…February 23

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February 22

What happened on February 22? Another day of racing legends & their friends is upon us! A very happy birthday to legendary F1 driver Niki Lauda (*1949). Niki was born 10 years before Lee Petty won the first edition of the famous Daytona 500.Many songs … Read more…February 22

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February 21

What happened on February 21? Race fans, on your positions!Today we celebrate the incorporation of NASCAR in 1948. We’d love to see America’s Jennifer Love Hewitt (*1979) take on Britain’s Sophie Turner (*1996) in a battle of actresses in the oval track! Getting inspired is … Read more…February 21

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February 20

What happened on February 20? Who doesn’t like people dressed as birds on stage?Congratulations on your anniversary, mister Tchaikovsky and your Swan Lake!The iconic show premiered in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre in 1877. A truly international crew today, as we celebrate all over the world.Rihanna (*1988) … Read more…February 20

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February 19

What happened on February 19? Seal (*1963) sings us into this day with his soothing voice. We usually don’t trust singing animals much, but for this one we make an exception. Thank you for all the emotions! We have a day of inventions and exploration. … Read more…February 19

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February 18

What happened on February 18? Everybody feeling fresh and fruity today?If you’re in need of some fancy fashion or perfume, Paco Rabanne (*1934) has you covered. In case you’re more in the mood to keep things uncovered, visit the Church of Scientology. They celebrate the … Read more…February 18

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February 17

What happened on February 17? Slam-dunking our way into the celebrations, we salute American basketball legend Michael Jordan (*1963). Ed Sheeran (*1991) plays us some happy tunes and Paris Hilton (*1981) does a little dance & sprays her perfumes around the room! We also celebrate … Read more…February 17

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February 16

What happened on February 16? Three ice-cold masters of their game celebrate their birthdays today!First up, we have the man with “ice” in the name: American rapper Ice-T (*1958). Valentino Rossi (*1979) usually kept it cool on his GP motorbike and John McEnroe (*1959) was … Read more…February 16

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February 15

What happened on February 15? Dutch iconic green-bottled beer Heineken celebrates its establishment from 1864 today.Cheers & Proost! Czech Ice-hockey legend Jaromir Jagr (*1972) is a very sober guy who doesn’t go crazy in the pub. Going crazy in the bar is nice sometimes though. … Read more…February 15

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