Chase's Calendar of Events

Chase's Calendar of Events

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Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe The world's datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957, Chase's observes its 60th anniversary with the 2018 edition From celebrity birthdays to historical anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to national awareness days, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the must-have reference used by experts and professionals--a one-stop shop with 12,500 entries for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. Completely updated for 2018, Chase's also features extensive appendices as well as a companion website that puts the power of Chase's at the user's fingertips. 2018 is packed with special events and observances, including -The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in South Korea and the FIFA World Cup -The 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice -The 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act and Martin Luther King's assassination -The 25th anniversary of the European Union -The 200th birthdays of Frederick Douglass, Emily Bronte and Karl Marx -The 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela with related events -New holidays such as International Kids' Yoga Day, World Pangolin Day and National Unicycle Day -Birthdays of new world leaders, office holders and breakout stars like Riz Ahmed and Chrissy Metz -and much more All from the reference book that NPR's Planet Money calls the "Oxford English Dictionary of holidays."
Publisher: Lanham, Md :, Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781598889253
ISSN: 0740-5286
Branch Call Number: R 394.2 CHA
Characteristics: volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm


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