Archive for July 14th, 2010

Holiday Reminder: Ramadan 2010

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Holiday Reminder: Ramadan
The first day of Ramadan (fasting) in North America according to sighting, is expected to be August 11*. (4 weeks)

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(July 14) Today we're celebrating . . .  Bastille Day

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Bastille Day

the French national holiday, celebrated on 14 July each year. In France, it is called “Fête Nationale” (“National Holiday”), in official parlance, or more commonly “quatorze juillet” (“14th of July”). It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789; the storming of the Bastille was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern French “nation”, and of the reconciliation of all the French inside the constitutional monarchy which preceded the First Republic, during the French Revolution*

*source: wikipedia – Bastille Day

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