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๐Ÿ”ธ Assumption of Mary – Today, 2020-08-15

Hey visitor.๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ Today, August 15th, 2020, is a big day for many people. The Assumption Of Mary is a feast day that is celebrated on August 15th every year. This feast day commemorates Maryโ€™s death and her assumption into heaven. Because it commemorates this sacred occasion โ€“ which is viewed by many as Maryโ€™s divine […]

๐Ÿ”ธ US Independence Day (Fourth of July)

History The British began claiming the land that would later become America in 1607 with the establishment of the colony at Jamestown. Despite early struggles, by the mid 1700โ€™s England controlled thirteen flourishing colonies. These colonies became quite profitable as industry and agriculture took hold and trading was established. Exports included tobacco, food, iron, paper, […]

๐Ÿ”ธ Historical Events on July 3

1775: George Washington assumes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge in Massachusetts during the American Revolutionary War. 1778: Iroquois warriors who are allies with Great Britain, kill almost 400 people in the Wyoming Valley Massacre during the American Revolutionary War. 1819: The first savings bank to open in the U.S., the Bank of Savings, […]

๐Ÿ”ธ Pentecost 05/31/2020 – History

Hello visitorโ€ฆ Pentecost is a Christian celebration which occurs fifty days after the Christian celebration of Easter. It is also a celebration for the Jewish religion but in different circumstances. For the Christians, when counting the fifty days, Easter Sunday is included within the count. Therefore, Pentecost occurs on the seventh Sunday after Easter Sunday. […]

๐Ÿ”ธ Martin Luther King Jr. Day – โ€œI Have a Dreamโ€

On January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of a Baptist minister. King received a doctorate degree in theology and in 1955 helped organize the first major protest of the African-American civil rights movement: the successful Montgomery Bus Boycott. Influenced by Mohandas Gandhi, he advocated civil disobedience and […]