Archive for October 28th, 2008

(October 28) Today we're celebrating . . .  Diwali

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008


Diwali (Hindu/Jainism)
Also known as Deepavali, Diwali is a joyous five day celebration celebrating the victory of good over evil.

It is also referred to as the “Festival of Lights” because special lamps, know as diyas or kandils, are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for humankind.

 

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(October 28) Today we're celebrating . . .  Statue Of Liberty Day

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008


Statue Of Liberty Day
On this day in 1886, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated on Bedloe’s Island in the New York Harbor.

 

 

 

 

 

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