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Every day in February is American History Day. That's because February is American History Month. Here are some more History Holidays.
You can also see three "G"s of Social Science:
Everything you ever wanted to know about history is located at the Kansas University History Site where you'll find links to everything!
Or check out these World War II related links about the Atomic Bomb and Winston Churchill.
- National Women's History Month--March 1-31
- International Woman's History Day--March 8
- End of the Middle Ages Day--May 29
- Liberty Day--March 23
- On this date in 1775, Patrick Henry said the famous line,"Give me liberty or give me death!"
- King Kamehameha I Day--June 11
- A holiday celebrated in Hawaii, King Kamehameha Day is for the Hawaiian King who lived from 1737 to 1819.
- Doctor's Day--March 30
- This day is for Dr. Crawford Long, who in 1847 was the first to use ether.
- Johnny Appleseed Day--March 11
- Emma M. Nutt Day--September 1
- Emma was the first woman telephone operator back in the 1800's.
- Horseless Carriage Day--October 26
- Hug an Australian Day--April 26
- This day is the day we celebrate all the help those Aussies have given America through history.
- National Anthem Day--March 3
- The "Star Spangled Banner" was officially made our National Anthem on this day in 1931 when President Hoover signed it into law.
- Winston Churchill Day--April 9
- Atomic Bomb Day--July 16
- Watergate Day--June 17
- The first arrests of what ended up being the Watergate scandal were made on this day in 1972.
- Pardon Day--September 8
- This marks the day President Ford gave Nixon a full pardon after his resignation from office.
- "I am in control" Day--March 30
- On this day in 1981, President Reagan was shot and then Sec. of State Alexander Haig made this statement.
- Student Government Day--1st Friday in April
- Checker' s Day or Dogs in Politics Day--September 23
- After Nixon's famous Checker's Speech, this day is to celebrate the important role of dogs in politics.
- Lame Duck Day--February 6
- Neither Rain Nor Snow Day--September 7
- Have you hugged your postal worker today?
To celebrate Be Nice to N.J. Day, go visit one good thing Jersey's got going for it, The New Jersey Devils: hockey at it's finest.
- American Rivers Month--June 1-30
- Respect Canada Day--July 15
- Be Nice to New Jersey Week--2nd week in July
- Stay Away From Seattle Day--September 16
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- Family History Month--October 1-31
- Roots Day--December 23
- German-American Day--October 6