KALW's Daily Almanac

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5:54am

Tue March 6, 2012
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Tuesday March 6, 2012

Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" premieres 1853

6:06am

Mon March 5, 2012
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Monday March 5, 2012

1770 --- The Boston Massacre

5:33am

Fri March 2, 2012
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Friday March 2, 2012

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss !!

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)

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