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January 23 in History

The ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first identified from an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019.  Attempts to…
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June 6 in History

YMCA, sometimes regionally called the Y, is a worldwide youth organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 64 million beneficiaries in 120 countries. It was founded on this day in 1844 by Sir George Williams in London,…
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March 21 in History

‘just setting up my twttr’ - Jack Dorsey created history of sorts with his five-word message sent out at 9:50 p.m. on this day in 2006, starting what is known as the Twitter project, which today has evolved into one of the most popular…
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January 6 in History

Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (1870 – 1952), the Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy, opened her first Casa dei Bambini, or Children's…
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