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14026 180301  March Calendar - Updated  March 1, 2018
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Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2018    Saint Paul Winter Carnival  St. Paul Winter Carnival (Photos), St. Paul, MN

Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics | Next Winter Games in Korea
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14025 180228  When does spring start? - Met Office
"It's March 1st tomorrow."
First day of spring: March 1st or March 20th?

14024 180228  Final episode of M*A*S*H airs - Feb 28, 1983 - HISTORY.com
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH)
M*A*S*H S11-16 goodbye Farewell and Amen - YouTube


14023 180228  Thelonious Monk makes the cover of Time magazine - Feb 28, 1964 - HISTORY.com
Thelonious Monk - Topic - YouTube

Thelonious Monk - Songwriter, Pianist - Biography
Thelonious Monk Quartet - 'Round Midnight - YouTube
Blue Monk, Thelonius Monk - YouTube
Thelonious Monk - Wikipedia 
October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982, an American jazz pianist and composer.
Famous Jazz Musicians - Biography

Music  |  Jazz

14022 180228     born February 27, 1902    John Steinbeck 
John Steinbeck gives Nobel Prize Speech - YouTube  1962
John Steinbeck - Banquet Speech  1962
John Steinbeck Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
John Steinbeck - Wikipedia
  February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968, an American author of 27 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.     
The Grapes of Wrath 1940 Jim Casy - YouTube
California

14019 180227-0228  "Sorry for late posting!"    Setsubun  February 3
How to Celebrate Setsubun | Tokyo Weekender
Kyoto Festival: Spring Ogre Purification (Oni Yarai Shinji) [4K] - YouTube
Kyoto Festival: Setsubun at Kitano Tenman-gū - YouTube
Setsubun at the Heian Shrine in Kyoto! - YouTube
Setsubun: Bean Throwing Festival in Japan - YouTube
Setsubun - Wikipedia
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14021 180227  China will scrap limit on presidential terms, meaning Xi Jinping can stay on | South China Morning Post
As Xi Jinping Extends Power, China Braces for a New Cold War  MSN (NY Times)
Trump versus China: is this the dawn of a second cold war? | South China Morning Post

14020 180227  Weekend Box Office Results for February 23-25, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Black Panther (2018) - IMDb  2  Game Night (2018) - IMDb  3  Peter Rabbit (2018) - IMDb  4  Annihilation (2018) - IMDb


14019 180227  "Sorry for late posting!"    Setsubun  February 3
How to Celebrate Setsubun | Tokyo Weekender
Kyoto Festival: Spring Ogre Purification (Oni Yarai Shinji) [4K] - YouTube
Kyoto Festival: Setsubun at Kitano Tenman-gū - YouTube
Setsubun at the Heian Shrine in Kyoto! - YouTube
Setsubun: Bean Throwing Festival in Japan - YouTube
Setsubun - Wikipedia
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14018 180227  Mathew Brady photographs presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln - Feb 27, 1860 - HISTORY.com
Mathew Brady - Civil War Photographer - YouTube

Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16
Civil War  


14017 180226  Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park - Feb 26, 1929 - HISTORY.com
Two national parks preserved, 10 years apart - Feb 26, 1919 - HISTORY.com
National Parks
Presidents:    Theodore Roosevelt    #26    |    Woodrow Wilson    #28    |    Calvin Coolidge    #30

14016 180226  9 Ways To Fight Cabin Fever | Care2 Healthy Living
Fight Cabin Fever -- Go Cold Weather Fishing
Gunflint Lake Cabin Fever Days - Gunflint Lodge
Cabin fever - Wikipedia
Minnesota Winter

14015 180226  Spring Training | Cactus & Grapefruit Leagues | MLB.com
Spring training - Wikipedia
Sports  2018

14014 180226  Cross-country skiing (sport) - Wikipedia  Skiathlon which combines classic and skate (or freestyle) techniques in one race, and Biathlon
Classic vs. skate (or freestyle): the 2 types of cross-country skiing CBC Sports - YouTube
Essential Intro to Cross Country Skiing - YouTube
What you need to know about Olympic Biathlon - YouTube
Biathlon | How They Train | TIME - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 1 I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 1 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
Sports  2018  
Cross Country Ski photos

14013 180226     born February 26, 1802     Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com

Victor Hugo - Wikipedia  26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885, a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.
Les Misérables (2012) - IMDb
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) - IMDb  


14012 180225  2018 Winter Olympics Daily Recap Day 16 I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Daily Recap Day 16 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
Sports  2018   

14011 180225  An AI just beats top lawyers at their own game | Mashable

14010 180225  8 GREAT TIPS FOR SURVIVAL AT SEA - YouTube

14009 180225     February 25, 1841    Pierre-Auguste Renoir  
Biography.com  Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre Auguste Renoir- Complete Works - YouTube
The Impressionists Part 1 - YouTube  1-3
Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Degas, Frédéric Bazille - Wikipedia

Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Wikipedia  25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty, and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau."...
 
Impressionism  


14008 180225  John Quincy Adams’ son marries relative at the White House - Feb 25, 1828 - HISTORY.com
What is a first cousin? What does ‘removed’ mean? | PGSNYS – Polish Genealogical Society of New York State
Presidents:    John Quincy Adams    #6

14007 180224  "Xofluza": Drug that claims to kill the flu in a day approved in Japan  USA TODAY

14006 180224  2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 15 I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 15 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
CURLING - A 2 Minute Guide - YouTube
National Curling Champion Martin Sather On How To Watch Curling At The 2018 Winter Olympics TIME - YouTube
Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
Sports  2018  

14005 180224  Abdication ceremony to be held on April 30th, 2019 - News - NHK WORLD - English
Emperor of Japan Enthronement Ceremony - YouTube
 Enthronement ceremony of Emperor Akihito in 1990.
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14004 180224    February 23, 1685    George Handel
Biography.com  George Handel
Messiah - A Sacred Oratorio, Handel - conducted by Sir Colin Davis - YouTube
The Great Mr. Handel (1942) - IMDb
The Great Mr.Handel Hallelujah - YouTube
George Frideric Handel - Wikipedia  23 February 1685
(O.S.) [(N.S.) 5 March] – 14 April 1759, a German, later British Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. Handel received critical training in Halle, Hamburg and Italy before settling in London in 1712; ...
   
Music  


14003 180224  “Grey Tuesday” brings mashups to the mainstream - Feb 24, 2004 - HISTORY.com
The Strokes Vs Christina Aguilera - A Stroke Of Genie-us - YouTube
Go Home Productions - Ray of Gob (extended version) mashup - YouTube
Pop Songs World 2018 - Mashup 1 HOUR (Wild Thoughts, Despacito, Paris, Attention, Kissing Strange) - YouTube

Music

14002 180223  2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 14 I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 14 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
Sports  2018 

14001 180223  Lincoln avoids assassination attempt - Feb 23, 1861 - HISTORY.com
The Secret Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln Before the Civil War - YouTube
Lincoln's Farewell Address to Springfield - YouTube 1861

Presidents    Abraham Lincoln    #16

14000 180223  U.S. flag raised on Iwo Jima - Feb 23, 1945 - HISTORY.com
On this day: American flag raised on Iwo Jima - YouTube
Pultizer Prize: Photograph Iwo Jima Flag Raising - YouTube
WWII

13999 180223  Guthrie writes “This Land is Your Land” - Feb 23, 1940 - HISTORY.com
Woody Guthrie- This Land Is Your Land - YouTube


13998 180222  2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 13 (USA Hockey) I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube 
Watch the full shootout between the USA and Canada - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 13 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
Skeleton - Men's Heats 1 & 2 Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - YouTube
Ski Jumping - Men's Large Hill - Final - Stoch Wins Gold Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 11 I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
Olympic Partners Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue TEDxYouth@Toronto - YouTube
A Clean, Pure Pleasure Tessa Virtue Scott Moir Moulin Rouge - YouTube
Sports  2018

13997 180222  U.S. hockey team makes miracle on ice - Feb 22, 1980 - HISTORY.com
Final Minute of the Miracle on Ice - YouTube
Miracle Speech - You were born for this - Herb Brooks, Movie Miracle - YouTube
Herb Brooks - Wikipedia 

13996 180222    born February 22, 1975    Drew Barrymore 
Actress Drew Barrymore born - Feb 22, 1975 - HISTORY.com
JOHNNY CARSON INTERVIEW DREW BARRYMORE AGE 7 - YouTube

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Screaming Down The House Michael meets E.T. for the first time - YouTube
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1-10) Movie CLIP - It Was Nothing Like That, Penis Breath! (1982) HD - YouTube
Drew Barrymore - Wikipedia  born February 22, 1975, an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is a member of the Barrymore family of American stage and film actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She made her breakout role as a child actress in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
Drew Barrymore - IMDb
California 


13995 180222     born February 22, 1732     George Washington 
George Washington is born - Feb 22, 1732 - HISTORY.com
George Washington | whitehouse.gov  The first President of the United States
Presidents    George Washington    #1
Virginia

13994 180221-0222  2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 12 (Lindsey Vonn) I Part 1 I NBC Sports - YouTube
2018 Winter Olympics Recap Day 12 I Part 2 I NBC Sports - YouTube
US Women Win First-Ever Olympic Gold in Cross-Country Skiing | Time 
Jessica Diggins, a Minnesota native, and Kikkan Randall
Randall, Diggins win gold, ending U.S. cross-country drought - YouTube
Lindsey Vonn's Downhill Bronze Medal is a Soaring Triumph SI.com  Lindsey Vonn, a Minnesota native
Sports  2018

13993 180221     R.I.P.    February 21, 2018    Billy Graham
Billy Graham, minister to presidents and millions worldwide, dies at 99
  LA Times
Billy Graham Influential US evangelist dies at 99 - BBC News
Evangelist Preacher Billy Graham Has Died At Age 99 TODAY - YouTube
Billy Graham - Wikipedia 
November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018, an American evangelical Christian evangelist and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally after 1949. He has been called one of the most influential preachers of the 20th century.
North Carolina

13992 180221  Cherokee receive their first printing press - Feb 21, 1828 - HISTORY.com
Sequoyah - Wikipedia 
c.1770—1843
Native Americans

13991 180221  Garbo’s first U.S. film opens - Feb 21, 1926 - HISTORY.com
The 40 Most Beautiful Actresses Pre-1960 (my preferences) - YouTube
Greta Garbo's signature scene - YouTube
Greta Garbo - Documentary - A Lone Star Pt 1.wmv - YouTube
Greta Garbo - Wikipedia  18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990, a Swedish-born American film actress during the 1920s and 1930s. 
 

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