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Khalil Gibran’s Birthday

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Tweet Khalil Gibran’s Birthday Khalil Gibran (born Gubran Khalil Gubran; Arabic جبران خليل جبران , January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) also known as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese Americanartist, poet, and writer. Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon (then part of the Ottoman Mount Lebanon mutasarrifate), as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied […]

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Alexander Calder’s Birthday

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Tweet Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry, and household objects. [wiki]

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Happy 4th of July and Happy Birthday Rube Goldberg!

Sunday, July 4, 2010

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Tweet Reuben Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was a Jewish American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. Goldberg is best known for a series of popular cartoons he created depicting complex devices that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways – now known as Rube Goldberg machines. Goldberg received many honors in his […]

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America Independence Day 2009

Saturday, July 4, 2009

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Independence Day 2001

Wednesday, July 4, 2001

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Tweet USA Celebrates 4th of July – Independence Day

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Declaration of Independence 2000

Saturday, July 1, 2000

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Tweet Gooogle displayed a series of Google Doodle 2: Declaration of Independence! Logos desplayed on 4th July 2000

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