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Dec. 26 - Jan. 1    Kwanzaa (photos):  Letter 146 |  レター  146         Kwanzaa Event examples  

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Dec. 31    New Year's Eve
Jan. 1, 2018    New Year's Day

"Happy New Year Everyone!"

Moon Phases 

Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2018    Saint Paul Winter Carnival  St. Paul Winter Carnival (Photos), St. Paul, MN

Feb. 4, 2018  Minneapolis, MN 
2018 Super Bowl LII The Official Home of the Super Bowl NFL.com


NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com
Sports  2018

Jan. 15, 2018     Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Crashed Ice St. Paul  Jan. 19-20, 2018, St. Paul, MN
Red Bull Events




13805 180110  Johnson asks for more funding for Vietnam War - Jan 10, 1967 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36    |    Richard Nixon    #37
Vietnam War
 

13804 180110     January 10, 1901    Spindletop Oil Boom
Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry - Jan 10, 1901 - HISTORY.com
Anthony Francis Lucas - Wikipedia  September 9, 1855 – September 2, 1921, a Croatian-born oil explorer.[1] With Pattillo Higgins he organized the drilling of an oil well near Beaumont, Texas that became known as Spindletop. This led to the widespread exploitation of oil and the start of the petroleum age.
Pattillo Higgins - Wikipedia  December 5, 1863 – June 5, 1955, a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet of Spindletop" for his endeavors in the oil business, which accrued a fortune for many.
Spindletop Oil Boom - YouTube
Spindletop - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com 
Gladys City and the Spindletop Gusher  Legends of America   Lucas and the Hamills
Texas  |  

13803 180110  Best Botanical Garden Winners 2017: 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards  USA TODAY
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Named Best botanical Garden!


13802 180109  Rare snowfall blankets Sahara dunes  with a video, France24, Jan. 9, 2018
According to Algerian media,
this is only the fourth time snow has fallen there in 37 years*
* La neige tombe à Aïn Sefra pour la 4e fois en 37 ans (Photos) — TSA
Rare snowfall hits the Sahara Desert - ABC News
Winter

13801 180109 
A ‘White Racism’ class just started at a Florida university. Police were on standby. - The Washington Post

13800 180109      Richard M. Nixon is born - Jan 09, 1913 - HISTORY.com
Biography.com 
Richard Nixon
Richard M. Nixon | whitehouse.gov
President Richard Nixon - Address Announcing Resignation - YouTube
Richard Nixon - I'm not a crook - YouTube 
"Tricky Dick"
  United States Senate election in California, 1950 - Wikipedia
California  | 
Presidents    Richard Nixon    #37

13799 180109  2018 Golden Globes Winners Recap - YouTube
10 BEST Moments From 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Seth Meyers' Monologue at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Oprah Winfrey Receives Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Nicole Kidman Wins Best Actress in a Limited Series at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting TV Actress at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Gary Oldman Wins Best Actor in a Drama at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Big Little Lies Wins Best Limited Series at the 2018 Golden Globes - YouTube
Best & Worst Dressed 2018 Golden Globes (Dirty Laundry) - YouTube
Golden Globe Awards
13793 180107  The Golden Globe Awards - NBC.com    
75th Golden Globe Awards - Wikipedia

13798 180108-0109  College Football Playoff: Alabama beats Georgia in epic title game - SEC Blog- ESPN
2018 NCAA National Championship Full Game Highlights Alabama vs. Georgia - YouTube
NCAA.com – The Official Website of NCAA Championships
ncaa football rankings - Google Search
FBS College Football Rankings NCAA.com
All Conferences Standings
List of NCAA Division I FBS football programs - Wikipedia
Sports  2018

13797 180108  Jackson leads troops to victory at New Orleans - Jan 08, 1815 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Andrew Jackson    #7
New Orleans, Louisiana


13796 180108  Fourteen Points - Jan 08, 1918 - HISTORY.com
Wilson's 14 Points & League of Nations Explained - YouTube

Presidents    Woodrow Wilson    #28

13795 180108     January 8, 1935    Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley receives his first guitar - Jan 08, 1946 - HISTORY.com

Elvis Presley Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Top 10 Elvis Presley Songs - YouTube
Elvis Presley (full documentary) - YouTube

Graceland - Wikipedia  Tennessee
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Music    

13794 180107  The CDC Wants to Get People Ready for a Nuclear Detonation  MSN, USN

13793 180107  The Golden Globe Awards - NBC.com    
75th Golden Globe Awards - Wikipedia

13792 180107    born January 7, 1800    Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore - U.S. President - Biography.com  January 7, 1800 - March 8, 1874
Millard Fillmore | whitehouse.gov
President Millard Fillmore Film - YouTube

Presidents    Millard Fillmore    #13
New York

13791 180107  Harlem Globetrotters play their first game - Jan 07, 1927 - HISTORY.com
Harlem Globetrotter Legends - YouTube
Harlem Globetrotters


13790 180106  European Geography Quiz: Can You Identify the Country?  Standard News

13789 180106    died January 6, 1938     Rudolf Nureyev   
Rudolf Nureyev - Ballet Dancer - Biography.com
Tchaikowsky - Swan Lake - Rudolf Nureyev - Margot Fonteyn - YouTube
Rudolf Nureyev - Wikipedia  17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993, a Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer. He was director of the Paris Opera Ballet from 1983 to 1989 and its chief choreographer until October 1992.


13788 180106  Franklin D. Roosevelt speaks of Four Freedoms - Jan 06, 1941 - HISTORY.com
The Four Freedoms - Franklin D. Roosevelt - YouTube
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32

13787 180106  Two future presidents marry respective sweethearts - Jan 06, 1759 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    George Washington    #1    |    George H.W. Bush    #41

13786 180106  NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com
Sports  2018

13785 180105  What To Expect From CES 2018  Popular Mechanics
CES - The Global Stage for Innovation - CES 2018
Shows

13784 180105  Everyone Poops (Read Aloud) - YouTube  Children's Books  "J., thanks for info on this book."

13783 180105  The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” becomes hip-hop’s first Top 40 hit - Jan 05, 1980 - HISTORY.com
The Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight (Official Video) - YouTube
The Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight ( HQ, Full Version ) - YouTube
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight Lyrics - YouTube

The Sugarhill Gang - Topic - YouTube
The Sugarhill Gang - Wikipedia
New Jersey
Sugar Hill, Manhattan - Wikipedia
New York
Music


13781 180104-0105  South Florida iguanas are falling out of trees because it's so cold. Please don't pick them up. - The Washington Post
Wildlife  |  Florida  |  Iguanas


13782 180104  Weekend Box Office Results for December 29-31, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017) - IMDb  2  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) - IMDb  3  Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) - IMDb  4   The Greatest Showman (2017) - IMDb
Weekend Box Office Results for December 22-24, 2017 - Box Office Mojo 
Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017) - IMDb  2  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) - IMDb  3  Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) - IMDb  4  The Greatest Showman (2017) - IMDb

13781 180104  South Florida iguanas are falling out of trees because it's so cold. Please don't pick them up. - The Washington Post
Wildlife  |  Florida


13780 180104  Millennials Increasingly Strive for Perfection  Philly.com

13779 180104  L.B.J. envisions a Great Society in his State of the Union address - Jan 04, 1965 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36 

13778 180104  Segovia begins final U.S. tour - Jan 04, 1987 - HISTORY.com
Andres Segovia - Asturias - YouTube

Music

13777 180104     born January 4, 1643     Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton Biography  January 4, 1643 - March 31, 1727
Isaac Newton Biography, Facts, Discoveries, Laws, & Inventions | Britannica.com


13776 180103  Sun Halo over Sweden  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  January 1, 2018
In Green Company: Aurora over Norway
 "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  December 10, 2017
Astronomy 

13775 180103     born January 3, 1892    J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
J. R. R. Tolkien - Wikipedia  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE, FRSL, January 3, 1892 - September 2, 1973, known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. ...
J.R.R. Tolkien - IMDb


13774 180103  Cold War  United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba - Jan 03, 1961 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34    |    John F. Kennedy    #35

13773 180103  Franklin Roosevelt founds March of Dimes - Jan 03, 1938 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32

13772 180102  Harrison welcomes Alice Sanger as first female staffer - Jan 02, 1890 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Benjamin Harrison    #23
Women’s Suffrage


13771 180102     c. January 2, 1920    Isaac Asimov
Biography.com  Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov - Wikipedia
  circa January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992, an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. ...  born in Russian SFSR 

13770 180102  Southern California wildfires trigger mass destruction, hurting families, economy | Fox News
2017 California wildfires - Wikipedia
California
 
13769 180102  phillymummers – Home of the Philadelphia Mummers Parade!  Jan. 1
First modern Mummers’ Parade - Jan 01, 1876 - HISTORY.com
2017 New Years Mummers Parade Highlights - YouTube
South Philadelphia String Band - 2016 Mummers Parade - YouTube
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2018 


13768 180101 
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