Chase's Calendar of Events 2009 (Book + CD-ROM)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 16, 2008 - Reference - 754 pages
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“The bible of special occasions.”--
Los Angeles Times

12,500 entries. 194 countries. 365 days.
Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

If you're looking to tie a promotional event into a historical milestone, schedule your next vacation to coincide with a festival halfway around the world or plan a party around your favorite celebrity's birthday, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, event planners, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without!

Chase's Calendar of Events 2009 brings you:

  • Milestones such as the 200th birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, the100th anniversary of the NAACP and the 50th birthday of Barbie
  • New birthdays such as soccer star Lionel Messi (June 24), football player Devin Hester (Nov 4), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (June 13) and newly elected heads of state worldwide
  • New observances such as Girls Write Now Day (Mar 8), Stay Up All Night Night (May 9) and National Face Your Fears Day (Oct 13)

Search Chase's Anyway You Want!
Whether you want to target a specific date, location or subject, our fully searchable CD-ROM makes your research quick and easy. Also included is a free installer, so you can load Chase's directly to your hard drive.

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Contents

Introduction
5
Spotlight on 2009 Anniversaries and Events
9
Spotlight on World and American Anniversaries
40
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Written by the in-house staff of Chase's Calendar of Events as well as with the contributions of writers specializing in child education.

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