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The Third Week of February

Today in History FEBRUARY
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Calendar of World Holidays        11-16. Brazil: Carnival

       15. Canada: National Flag Day
       15. Canada: Alberta Family Day
       15. China: Birthday of Che Kung
       15. Germany: Rosenmontag
       15. Greece: Kathará Dheftéra (Clean Monday)
       15. Iceland: Bolludagur (Buns Day)
       15. New York: Susan B. Anthony Day
       15-28. Tibet: The Great Prayer Festival (Gelugpa Monlam Chenmo)

       16. Catholicism: Shrove Tuesday
       16. Germany: Fasnacht (Karneval/Mardi Gras)
       16. Lithuania: Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania
       16. United States (New Orleans): Mardi Gras

       17. Catholicism: Ash Wednesday

       18. Gambia: Independence Day

       19. Nepal: Rastriya Prajatantra Divas/National Democracy Day
       19. Turkmenistan: National Flag Day

       21. International Mother Language Day
       21. Bangladesh: Martyrs' Day (Shaheed Dibosh)
       21. Luxembourg: Burgsonndeg

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       15. Abolition of Slavery in America

       17. Missouri Compromise, Leadership and Compromise

       19. W.E.B. DuBois, Pan-Africanism, the African Diaspora and Colonization of Africa

       20. Ku Klux Klan, Reconstruction, Terrorism, Racism, Bigotry

       21. Malcolm X and Other Leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement

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