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December 18, World Arabic Language Day

Today is World Arabic Language Day. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established  this event in 2010 "to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization". On December...

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National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day is observed on September 29 of every year. It is used to celebrate coffee as a beverage and to promote fair trade coffee. In March 2014, the International Coffee Organization agreed to set the first official date for this day, and it was...

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September 24: Punctuation Day

National Punctuation Day is celebrated each year on September 24 in the United States. Founded by Jeff Rubin in 2004, National Punctuation Day aims at promoting the correct usage of punctuation, where appreciators of correct punctuation and spelling are encouraged to share pictures of errors spotted in everyday life. I...

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Neofuturistic Architect Zaha Hadid Dead at Age 65

One of the world's most influential architects, Dame Zaha Hadid, died today at the age of 65 after suffering from a heart attack while being treated for bronchitis in a Miami hospital. Born in Baghdad on October 31, 1950, Iraqi-British Zaha Hadid studied mathematics at the...

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