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5:41am

Thu March 1, 2012
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Thursday March 1, 2012

Salem Witch Trials begin, 1692 (see highlighted story below)

 

  • 61st Day of 2012 / 305 Remaining
  • 19 Days Until Spring Begins

To the Romans, March was Martius, named for Mars, the god of war. On the ancient calendar, March was the first month of the year until 46 B.C. In England it was the first month until 1752.

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5:41am

Wed February 29, 2012
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Wednesday February 29, 2012

Oscar Night 1940 - Hattie McDaniel (see highlighted story below)

5:08am

Tue February 28, 2012
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Tuesday February 28, 2012

TIME Feb 28, 1964 (see story below)

5:45am

Mon February 27, 2012
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Monday February 27, 2012

1973 --- Russell Means and Dennis Banks at Wounded Knee, South Dakota.
  • 58th Day of 2012 / 308 Remaining
  • 22 Days Until Spring Begins
  • Sunrise:6:45
  • Sunset:6:01
  • 11 Hr 16 Min
  • Moon Rise:9:25am
  • Moon Set:11:53pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 30 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • March 8 @ 1:41 am
  • Full Worm Moon
  • Full Sap Moon
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5:32am

Fri February 24, 2012
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Friday February 24, 2012

1868 President Andrew Johnson Impeachment political cartoon -- highlighted story below ...

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