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|Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears|
Jan. 11, 2019 - For the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day, Student News Net will be honoring the people of D-Day.
Extra! Extra! Feature Article
Sept. 21, 2018 - Douglas Brinkley eloquently delivered the Keynote Address at last Friday's Student News Net Symposium.Read More
- Why is Rosa Parks called the 'Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?
- What prepared Rosa for the action she took on Montgomery City Bus #2857 on Dec. 1, 1955?
- Why was the life Rosa led such a courageous one?
Douglas Brinkley, author of Rosa Parks: A Life, speaks at the Student News Net Symposium on Sept. 14, 2018..
Week of January 21proclamation: noun; official statement, information to proclaim so it is widely known;
George H.W. Bush (1924-2018)
publicity: noun; actions to increase awareness of something or someone by the general public;
Banished words list began at a New Year's Eve party
sniffles: noun; runny nose because of a cold, other infection, or an allergy;
Season of sniffles, sneezes and flu is here
Today In History
January 221904: George Balanchine, one of the leading ballet dancers of the 20th century, was born in Russia. He choreographed more than 200 ballets and founded the New York City Ballet. He died in 1983 in New York City.
1775: Andre Ampere, physicist and student of electrical and magnetic phenomena, and founder of electrodynamics, was born in France. His father was killed during the French Revolution. Andre died in France in 1836. The ampere, a unit of electrical current, is named after him.
1561: Francis Bacon, statesman and essayist, was born in London.
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People of D-Day: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Jan. 15, 1929 - Martin Luther King, Jr. is born
Jan. 15, 2019 - On this day 90 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta. He is the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement."Read More
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Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears
Jan. 11, 2019 - For the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day, Student News Net will be honoring the people of D-Day.Read More