Book of Days: An Encyclopedia of Information Sources on Historical Figures and Events, Keyed to Calendar Dates

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Pierian Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Anniversaries - 808 pages
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Contents

January
1
1902 The Rose Bowl by Lawrence W Stiles
2
1492 Islamic Spain by Thomas F Glick
4
1892 J R R Tolkien 18921973 by Robert Giddings
5
1877 Cornelius Vanderbilt 17941877 by Ann M Scanlon
7
1887 History of Library Education by George S Bobinski
8
1912 New Mexico by Michael L Olsen and Diana G Stein
10
1782 Banks and Banking in America by Geofrey T Mills
11
1847 Liberia by D M Hull
362
1857 Jose Celso Barbosa 18571921 by Pilar Barbosa de Rosario
364
1887 Marcel Duchamp 18871968 by Craig Adcock
365
1977 The TransAlaska Pipeline by Sandra M Faulkner
367
1957 International Atomic Energy Agency by Richard A Gray
368
1792 La Marseillaise and French Nationalism by Paul R Hanson
370
1837 William Clarke Quantrill 18371865 by Ted P Yeatman
371
1972 Women and Judaism by Blu Greenberg
376

1642 Galileo Galilei 15641642 by Stillman Drake
13
1867 Emperor Mutsuhito and the Meiji Period in Japan by Earl H Kinmonth
14
1917 Buffalo Bill Cody 18461917 by Ralph D Cross
16
1757 Alexander Hamilton 17571804 by Michael Kelly
17
1737 John Hancock 17371793 by William M Fowler Jr
19
1832 Horatio Alger Jr 18321899 by Jack Bales
20
1867 JeanAugusteDominique Ingres 17801867 by Marjorie B Cohn
21
1622 Moliere 16221673 by Hallam Walker
22
1967 Super Bowl by Terry C Bender
23
His Life and Reign by Francis Carr
24
1912 Robert Falcon Scott Antarctic Explorer by Clive Holland
25
1882 A A Milne 18821956 by Tori HaringSmith
26
1807 Robert Edward Lee 18071870 by Dorothy A Gray
28
1942 The Final Solution by Sidney M Bolkosky
30
1977 Draft Resistance in Contemporary America by Larry Gara
32
1917 Woodrow Wilson and the League of Nations by Katharine L Brown
33
1832 Edouard Manet 18321883 by Michael L Losch
35
1712 Frederick the Great 17121786 by Hubert C Johnson
36
1882 Virginia Woolf 18821941 by Natalie C H Tyler
37
1947 Al Capone 18991947 by Mark H Haller
38
1837 Michigan by The Library of Michigan
39
1967 Apollo One Fire by Brian Wilkes
41
1547 Henry VIII 14911547 by Jasper Ridley
42
1737 Thomas Paine 17371809 by A Owen Aldridge
43
1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 18821945 by Sheryl Griffith and John Ferris
45
1967 National Traffic Safety Agency and Automobile Safety by Joel W Eastman
46
1862 Songs of the Civil War by Charles W Darling
50
1932 Robert Coover 1932 by Lois Gordon
57
1887 Dawes General Allotment Act by Patrick R LeBeau
63
1912 Sun Yatsen and Chinese Nationalist and Communist Reign in Mainland
69
1857 Education of the Deaf by McCay Vernon
75
The First American to Orbit the Earth
81
1917 Anthony Burgess 1917 by Jeutonne P Brewer
87
1827 Railroads in America by George H Drury
93
1847 Alexander Graham Bell 18471922 by Joe M Chisholm
100
1512 Gerhardus Mercator 15121594 by Michael E Knes
103
Her Life and Reign by Dorothy A Gray
109
1852 Uncle Sam by Lee H Mountain
115
1942 Douglas A MacArthur and the War in the Pacific by David F Trask
121
547 Saint Benedict 480547 by Oliver L Kapsner
128
1792 Benjamin West 17381820 by Abigail Wyatt
134
1977 Airline Disasters by Myron J Smith Jr
140
1732 Franz Joseph Haydn 17321809 by Charles R Shadle
147
1932 Debbie Reynolds 1932 by Michael R Waynick
153
1837 Algernon Charles Swinburne 18371909 by David G Riede
159
563 B C Gautama the Buddha 563483 B C by Arthur Herman
164
1682 Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de la Salle 16431687 by George Kish
166
Trees in America by Mimi Steinheider
167
First Black in Baseball by Jules Tygiel and Tom Clark
168
1912 Clara Barton 18211912 by May O White
170
1742 Handels Messiah by Graydon Beeks
171
A First in Childrens Television by Wendy J Hajjar and Joseph G Turow
173
1452 Leonardo da Vinci 14521519 by Patricia TruttyCoohill
174
1912 The Sinking of Titanic by Richard Brown
176
1787 Royall Tyler and the Origins of American Theater by Carl F W Larson
177
1837 John Pierpont Morgan 18371913 by Edwin J Perkins and William Friedricks
180
1897 The First Boston Marathon by David E Martin
182
1982 Archibald MacLeish 18921982 by Helen E Ellis and Bernard A Drabeck
183
The Eternal City by Robert L Dise Jr
185
1707 Henry Fielding 17071754 by Robert Giddings
186
1897 Disabled Children by Jovian P Lang
188
1942 Barbra Streisand 1942 by Randy Emerian
190
1982 Israel Relinquishes Control of the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt by Bernard Reich
192
1822 Frederick Law Olmstead 18221903 by Charles C McLaughlin
193
1822 Ulysses S Grant 18221885 by John Y Simon
195
1937 Jack Nicholson 1937 by Eugene L Huddleston
196
1977 Rights of the Handicapped by William A Pearman
198
1907 Fred Zinnemann 1907 by Frank E Beaver
199
1812 Louisiana by Light Townsend Cummins
201
1837 Henry M Robert 18371923 by Darwin Patnode
205
1947 Japans Constitution Day by John M Maki
206
1942 The Battle of the Coral Sea Begins by Myron J Smith Jr
208
1862 Cinco de Mayo by Edward O Elsasser
209
1937 The Hindenburg by Douglas H Robinson
211
1812 Robert Browning 18121889 by Susan Taylor Goossen
212
1892 Josip Broz Tito 18921980 by Michael M Milenkovitch
213
1937 Thomas Pynchon 1937 by Robert A Hipkiss
215
1977 James Jones 19211977 by Shelly Andrews
217
1917 General John J Pershing and the AEF by Donald Smythe
218
1867 Luxembourg by James Newcomer
219
1812 Edward Lear 18121888 by Ina Rae Hark
221
1607 Jamestown by Lois M Parker
222
1942 Womens Army Corps WAC Anniversary by M C Devilbiss
223
1862 United States Department of Agriculture by Wayne D Rasmussen
225
1857 The Municipal Fire Alarm and Development of Fire Protection
233
1707 Carolus Linnaeus 17071778 by Bernadette G Callery
239
1647 Witchcraft Trials in the New World by Richard Godbeer
246
1922 The Lincoln Memorial by S L Carson
252
1922 Alain Resnais 1922 by Freddy Sweet
258
1917 The Pulitzer Prizes by Robin Kuzen
264
1672 Peter the Great 16721725 by Richard H Warner
271
1867 The Formation of the AustroHungarian Empire by John D Treadway
277
1922 Helicopter by Russell Lee
283
1972 Watergate by Myron J Smith Jr
286
1922 Establishment of the National Football League by Harry James Cargas
299
July
313
1957 The Beatles by Walter J Podrazik
327
1937 Bill Cosby 1937 by Ronald L Smith
340
1917 Yugoslavia by Milan M Radovich
353
1952 Robin Williams 1952 by Ronald L Smith
355
1822 Gregor Mendel 18221884 by Rosemary D Harvey
356
1967 Detroit Race Riot of 1967 by Dominic J Capeci Jr and Kathleen List
358
1847 Pioneer Day by Richard L Jensen
359
1957 Tunisia by Dwight L Ling
361
1932 Peter OToole 1932 by Thomas J Slater
377
1887 Rupert Chawner Brooke 18871915 by Thorpe Butler
379
1792 Percy Bysshe Shelley 17921822 by Stuart Curran
381
1962 Marilyn Monroe 19261962 by Fred Lawrence Guiles
382
1637 Ben Jonson 1572?1637 by D Heyward Brock
384
1942 Battle for Guadalcanal by Danny J Crawford
386
1937 Dustin Hoffman 1937 by Jay Boyer
387
1387 Henry V of England 13871422 by M J Tucker
389
1977 Son of Sam by Anita E Flax
391
117 Hadrian Emperor of Rome by Nancy J Burich
392
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli 15571612 by Robert Giddings
393
1912 William Benjamin Ben Hogan 1912 by Janet Seagle
394
The History of Printing by Clinton Sisson
395
1867 John Galsworthy 18671933 by Warren OlinAmmentorp
397
1947 India by Jagdish P Sharma
398
1892 Otto Messmer 18921983 by John Canemaker
400
1977 Elvis Aron Presley 19351977 by Lee Cotten
401
1887 Marcus Garvey 18871940by Tony Martin
403
1587 Virginia Dare 1587? by Phillip W Evans
404
1937 Robert Redford 1937 by Jay Boyer
406
1942 The Dieppe Raid by R John Warsinske
407
1887 The Accounting Profession in America by Karen Hegge Neloms
409
1912 Eagle Scouts and the BSA by Robert Peterson and Robert R Pomeroy
411
1642 The English Civil War by Richard W Stewart
412
1912 Gene Kelly 1912 by Mary Whiteley
414
1572 The Huguenots and the Saint Bartholomews Day Massacre by Ronald S Love
415
1862 The AfroAmerican Soldier in the Civil War by William Seraile
417
1927 Althea Gibson 1927 by Angela Lumpkin
418
1957 The Soviet ICBM Force by William C Green
419
1787 John Fitch and the Invention of the American Steamboat
421
1957 Malaysia by Richard Stubbs
428
1907 Loren Corey Eiseley 19071977 by Gale E Christianson
434
1087 William the Conqueror 10281087 by James W Alexander
440
1862 O Henry 18621910 by Richard C Harris
446
1722 Comte Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse 17221788
452
1862 The Battle at Antietam Creek by Betty J Otto
458
1947 Fiorello Henry La Guardia 18821947 by Kathleen List
464
1862 Otto von Bismarck MinisterPresident of Prussia by James F Harris
471
1907 New Zealand by G T Bloomfield
478
1542 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Spanish Exploration of the West Coast
481
1962 Racial Integration of American Universities by Joseph W Newman
487
2333 B C Korea by Lucius Butler
494
1882 Robert Hutchings Goddard 18821945 by Dorothy A Gray
500
1967 Clement Richard Attlee 18831967 by John Attarian
506
1962 The Opening of the Second Vatican Council by Ricardo E Bass
512
1927 Gunter Grass 1927 by Richard H Lawson
518
1632 Sir Christopher Wren 16321723 by Anthony New
525
1872 Theophile Gautier 18111872 by Andrew G Gann
532
1787 The Federalist Papers by Roy P Fairfield
538
1517 Martin Luther and the 95 Theses by Jonathan W Zophy
544
1957 The Mackinac Bridge by Lawrence A Rubin
550
The Struggle for Womens Suffrage
556
1917 The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics by Michael Kort
562
1697 William Hogarth 16971764 by Kimberly Koscielniak
568
1312 King Edward III of England 13121377 by Michael Prestwich
574
1917 Indira Gandhi 19171984 by Nayana Currimbhoy
580
1787 Sir Samuel Cunard 17871865 by Stephen W Rogers
586
1632 Baruch de Spinoza 16321677 by Jacob Adler
592
1922 The Tomb of Tutankhamun by William H Peck
596
1942 Jimi Hendrix 19421970 by William F Shea
598
1757 William Blake 17571827 by Kay Parkhurst Easson
599
1797 Gaetano Donizetti 17971848 by Robert Giddings
600
1667 Jonathan Swift 16671745 by Richard H Rodino
602
December
604
1842 Mutinies in the United States Navy by James E Valle
606
1547 Hernan Cortes 14851547 by William W Johnson
607
1852 The Second French Empire by John D McClure III
608
1957 Nuclear Power in the United States by Cynthia A Braun
609
1857 Joseph Conrad 18571924 by Marion Michael
611
1892 Francisco Franco 18921975 by Stanley G Payne
613
1782 Martin Van Buren 17821862 by Carol E Kohan and George D Bemd
614
1917 Finland by Lawrence S Backlund
616
The First State by Barbara E Benson
617
1907 Gustaf V and Swedish Democracy by Byron Nordstrom
619
1912 Thomas Philip Tip ONeill Jr 1912 by Thomas J Baldino
620
1817 Mississippi by Ralph D Cross
621
1882 Max Born 18821970 by Richard A Gray
623
1787 Pennsylvania by David E Washburn
625
1577 Sir Francis Drakes Circumnavigation of the Globe by Norman J W Thrower
627
1862 The Battle of Fredericksburg by A Wilson Greene
629
1897 Margaret Chase Smith 1897 by Kathryn Allamong Jacob
630
37 Emperor Nero of Rome 3768 by Nancy J Burich
631
1892 J Paul Getty 18921976 by Edward W Chester
632
1917 Arthur C Clarke 1917 by Eric S Rabkin
634
1737 Antonio Stradivari 16441737 by Nancy Groce
635
1787 New Jersey the Little Giant by Thomas Fleming
636
1777 Encampment at Valley Forge by Paulette Mark and Anthony Gay
638
Lenins Secret Police by Lennard D Gerson
639
1937 FeatureLength Animated Films by Ralph Stephenson
641
1807 The Embargo of 1807 by Richard J Ellings
642
1947 The Transistor by William E Dugger Jr
643
1167 King John of England 11671216 by Ralph V Turner
644
1977 Charlie Chaplin 18891977 by Wes D Gehring
645
1877 Labor and Socialism in America by William Milner Dick
648
1822 Louis Pasteur 18221895 by Richard A Gray
649
1832 John C Calhoun and the Nullification Conflict by Clyde N Wilson
651
1937 Constitution of Eire by Thomas C Schunk
652
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653
1807 U S Slave Trade by Jay Coughtry
654
Contributor Index
657
Author Index
729
Chronology Index
763
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