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August Twenty-second

a lot of terrible things happened and some good ones too, depending on your viewpoint. For example, in 1485, King Richard III of England lost the War of the Roses, perhaps for the want of a shoe. 487 more words

ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2016

August 22nd is

Be an Angel Day *

Eat a Peach Day

National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

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ON THIS DAY: July 21, 2016

July 21st is

No Makeup Day

National Junk Food Day

ASPCA No Pet Store Puppies Day

USATWA Tug-of-War Tournament Day

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History

“No matter what accomplishments you make,
somebody helped you.” Althea Gibson

African American Quotes

LSDivas PRESENTS ALTHEA GIBSON FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Long before Venus and Serena Williams began dominating the world of women’s tennis, Althea Gibson became the first woman of color to win a Grand Slam Championship. 148 more words

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Black History Month: J Mac Highlights Althea Gibson

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Today’s Black History Month spotlight is Althea Gibson.   Althea Gibson was born in South Carolina on August 25,1927.  At an early age, she developed a love of sport. 163 more words

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