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20 Ides of March funny images

Ides of March funny images What is the meaning behind the Ides of March? Ides simply referred to the first new moon of a given month, which usually fell between the 13th and 15th. In fact, the Ides of March once signified the new year, which meant celebrations and rejoicing. Yet when heroes in movies, …

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Happy presidents day 2022 images

Happy presidents day, everyone. Presidents’ Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, is a holiday in the United States celebrated on the third Monday of February to honor all persons who served in the office of president of the United States and a federal holiday specifically honoring George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory in the …

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Who is Dr. Michiaki Takahashi, the Japanese Virologist honored by today’s Google Doodle?

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 94th birthday of Japanese virologist Dr. Michiaki Takahashi, who developed the first vaccine against chickenpox. Michiaki Takahashi (高橋 理明, Takahashi Michiaki, February 17, 1928 – December 16, 2013) was a Japanese virologist, best known for inventing the first chickenpox vaccine and having attenuated the varicella zoster virus to produce the …

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