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Post something from history you remember from each day of the month...Each new day has something from history to reflect upon. It can be something you remember from your own past if you choose......Just have fun with it.

Discussions on subjects welcome. There may be only one subject or there could be many in one day...depends on how many people respond, but subjects will be changing as the days change, so try not to let any discussions lead into the next days discussions. Hope we can keep it going..should be interesting seeing what people come up with.Today is Jan 26th so I am posting this to start us off:

On This Day: Prague Police Suppress March Honoring Czech Martyr Jan Palach

January 26, 2011 06:00 AM
by findingDulcinea Staff
On Jan. 26, 1969, Prague police broke up a peaceful march honoring Jan Palach, who 10 days earlier had set himself on fire to protest the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia.

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Comment by caseyjo on February 4, 2011 at 3:49pm
U.S. 
1938 U.S.A. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 

4th February, 1938 : The animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released and had major success in the box-office, making more money than any other motion picture up till that point . Find More What happened in 1938



U.S. 
1959 U.S.A. Barbie Doll 

4th February, 1959 : Today was the first day of the invention of the Barbie Doll. This doll was created by Ruth Handler, who was one of the founders of the Mattel Company. Barbie was named after Ruth’s daughter. Later on, when the Ken doll was made, it was named after Ruth’s son.
Comment by caseyjo on February 3, 2011 at 2:15pm
Comment by caseyjo on February 3, 2011 at 2:14pm
Where is Elvis when we need him?
Comment by caseyjo on February 3, 2011 at 1:58pm
They travel by plane a lot, & we hear about celebrities/famous people more than we do the average Joe. That about sums it up for me.
Comment by Quinn on February 3, 2011 at 12:35pm
On this day in 1959, rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few minutes after takeoff from Mason City Iowa.



Comment by caseyjo on February 2, 2011 at 9:22am
Feb 2nd...Groundhog day
Comment by caseyjo on February 1, 2011 at 10:15am
2004

Feb.1st.....At least 250 Muslim pilgrims crushed to death during the annual stoning of Satan ritual in the Mena Valley, Saudi Arabia.

Comment by caseyjo on February 1, 2011 at 9:01am
Ha Kooner....Thats great. We used to smoke a doobie at lunch time & try to read each others minds in class.....Lots of giggling going on in Drivers education class.......Helen Keller was awesome & so was her teacher Ann Sullivan.... Genius.
Comment by Quinn on February 1, 2011 at 5:16am
Not smart, bored :-))
Comment by caseyjo on January 31, 2011 at 3:31pm
I never was any good at it Quinn, but it used to amaze me how some of the little kids spoke pig Latin like it was a second language..I never knew what they were talking about....It took me a few minutes to figure out you said you used to be quite fluent at Pig Latin in your younger day.....So...You were one of the smart kids huh?

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