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Dewey Decimal System Day
Dewey Decimal System Day is observed annually on December 10. December 10, 1851 is the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification. The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System, is a proprietary library classification system first published in the United States by Melvil Dewey in 1876.  It […]
Festival For The Souls Of Dead Whales
If you look at one of those calendars that mention all of the festivals and celebrations within a particular month, today is the Festival for the Souls of Dead Whales. I was so intrigued about what that day was about that I went off searching for information on the Internet and found an online article from […]
National Lager Day
The National Lager Day is always observed in the United States of America on the 10th day of December each year. No official record had been found as to the origin and purpose of this day.  As humanity, in general, does not really require special days to have a taste of alcoholic beverages, this day […]
Human Rights Day
Annually on December 10, Human Rights Day is celebrated across the world. This date honors the December 10, 1948  United Nations, General Assemblyâ??s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.  It was on […]
Nobel Prize Day
Nobel Prize Day is celebrated annually on December 10. On November 27, 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his third and last will at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. When it was opened and read after his death, the will caused a lot of controversy both in Sweden and internationally, as Nobel had left much of his […]