World Book Day

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April 23, 1995

Nakahama Manjirō (中濱 万次郎) the first Japanese national to emigrate to America, born

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January 27, 1827

Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos (Spanish)

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English metaphysical poet and Parliamentarian Andrew Marvell born

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UN establishes International Day of Peace

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September 21, 1981

Mexico gains independence from Spain when the Plan of Iguala is promulgated

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February 24, 1821
Shah Ismail I of Persia (1487-1524)

Encyclopædia Iranica

The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent and  will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history, political science, art, archaeology, and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.

Shah Ismael of Persia

Encyclopaedia Iranica

Discover resources for Iranian civilization in the Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent for world history, literature, art, archaeology, and culture.

First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France

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January 25, 1924
Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!