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SonjaMarie
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue August 23rd, 2011, 5:43 pm

Aug 23: The 160th Anniversary of the Birth of Alois Jirásek (Czech Republic)
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Aug 24: The 112th Anniversary of the Birth of Jorge Luis Borges (Selected Countries)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed August 24th, 2011, 5:35 pm

Aug 24: Independence Day (Ukraine)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu August 25th, 2011, 2:12 pm

Aug 25: Independence Day (Uruguay)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat August 27th, 2011, 5:37 pm

Aug 27: The 115th Anniversary of the Birth of Faina Ranevskaya (Russia)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun August 28th, 2011, 5:18 pm

Aug 28: The 262 Anniversary of the Birth of Goethe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
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Post by Madeleine » Mon September 5th, 2011, 8:54 am

Great Google today, not sure if it's UK only but there's a great little animated clip to mark what would have been Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday.
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Post by Rowan » Tue September 6th, 2011, 2:02 pm

Yeah it's here too. :D

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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu September 8th, 2011, 4:30 pm

Because I've been gone for a week plus, there's been a back log of doodles, so here they are:
Aug 31: Independence Day (Malaysia)
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Aug 31: 110th Anniversary of the Lisbon Tram (Portugal)
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Sept 1: First Day of School - (Selected Countries)
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Sept 1: The 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Tarsila do Amaral (Brazil)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarsila_do_Amaral

Sept 5: The 65th Anniversary of the Birth of Freddie Mercury (Global)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury

Sept 6: The 85th Anniversary of the Birth of Shinichi Hoshi (Japan)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinichi_Hoshi

Sept 7: Independence Day (Brazil)
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Sept 9: Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand from September 9 to October 23
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Post by Madeleine » Fri September 9th, 2011, 9:15 am

I love the back to school and Lisbon tram doodles.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri September 9th, 2011, 2:01 pm

Every time google puts up somebody I don't know, I wik them. I'm learnign about cultural icons from all over the place! :)

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