Chase's Calendar of Events | Rowman & Littlefield

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Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! Chase's Calendar of Events is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available on special events, worldwide holidays and festivals, civic observances, historic anniversaries, famous birthdays and much more.

2021 is packed with special events and observances, including:

  • National days and public holidays of every nation on Earth
  • 4,750 notable and celebrity birthdays

  • The 150th birth anniversary of Orville Wright and related celebrations

  • The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America

  • The 200th anniversary of Mexican and Central American Independence

  • The 125th birth anniversary of F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The 100th birth anniversary of Sugar Ray Robinson

  • Games of the XXXII Olympiad—Tokyo 2020 (Moved to Jul 23 – Aug 8 2021)

  • Scores of new special days, weeks and months, such as World Logic Day (Jan 14), World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month (June), Be a Mensch Week (Sept 13-19) or World Olive Tree Day (Nov 26)

  • And much more!

    Get exclusive access to the Chase’s Calendar of Events companion website with:

    • Advanced Search: customize your search—date ranges, location, key word, category, attendance—however you want!
    • What’s on Today? All the holidays, events, anniversaries, celebrity birthdays and more for the current day
    • Around Your World: an interactive map of the world—click on a country and discovers its major festivals
    • Tabbed pages for Major Awards, About the Holidays, Glossary of Calendar Terms

    For information on the url and password of the companion website, please see details inside the book.

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