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January 1One Day In Peace ) K* H: P& I1 b, @- u7 U' @: c
Lakhdar Brahimi born in Algeria, 1934
$ y5 k6 Q% Q) w3 q2 Q0 F1 BCountry Joe McDonald born in California, 1942( s" K3 {" c* g! x" ^% {
Katrina vanden Heuvel born in New York, 1960
; ?2 i4 P4 r. jNational Holiday of Cuba, Haiti, Sudan: f) t3 L. d4 ~3 ?7 D6 Y
January 2 Daisaku Ikeda born in Japan, 1928! X6 x: @0 t! s9 w: B  v
Isaac Asimov born in Russia, 1920% t+ a* ~* T% c- r; U
Leaders of the 3 warring factions in Bosnia met for peace discussions, 1993
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January 3Lucretia Mott born in Nantucket, Mass., 1793
6 m+ ?3 N4 [. \1 e1 D3 v5 e  g, |Millard Fuller born in Alabama, 1935( m! z. Z2 D5 J$ l! u7 m: j1 H* o
Liya Kebede born in Ethiopia, 1980  A( z# Y1 }/ z" U$ z! s6 A
The UN Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights came into force, 1976 - o8 M1 E3 {* |, L3 I
January 4Selena Butler born in Georgia, 1872
$ d! r# m; g3 L3 CWilliam Deane born in Australia, 19310 R% a1 a$ p9 Z# N: O
Michael Stipe born in Georgia, 1960& n) J# L; e" |& }% M! A/ i
National Holiday of Myanmar
4 e3 @. K9 \5 x) bUN Convention on Elimination of Racial Discrimination in force, 1969. O3 `9 }$ H; N

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January 5Francesco Suarez, pioneer of international law, born in Granada, Spain 1548
January 6 'No More War' movement founded in London, 1921
January 7 Zora Nale Hurston born in Alabama, 1891
; T$ ~: I- z+ X% M5 S' \( Z0 L( {Kenny Loggins born in Washington, 1948
7 z/ i# D7 M" b' p* ]8 U8 J Meetings of the Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Canberra, Australia, 1996
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January 8A. J. Muste born in the Netherlands, 1885
9 T: k1 L; K8 jEmily Greene Balch born in Massachusetts, 18673 R9 L! E7 O* W) I  A$ S( c
Lewis Lapham born in California, 1835
# p2 a' j4 }9 Z  DPresident Lyndon Johnson declared a War On Poverty, 1964
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January 9 Carrie Chapman Catt born in Wisconsin, 1859% u* Y) k4 [( E9 v& r# G
Simone de Beauvoir born in France, 19082 [1 x1 Q9 G/ z9 C! j
Sunderlal Bahuguna born in India, 1927
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# Q. |1 a2 ]# RJoan Baez born in Staten Island, N.Y., 1941
* D! w; K; J$ T+ H  Z, @Rigoberta Menchu Tum born in Guatemala, 1959
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January 10Women's Suffrage Amendment introduced in Congress, 1878+ R& ?9 a' i* i* G. @' L
League of Nations founded with 50 nations signing covenant to avoid war, 1920 * w' Z2 u) Q/ J" {
First session of UN General Assembly with 51 nations represented, Central Hall, London 1946' P1 U1 [  p+ ?3 m  ~) b8 n
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January 11UN Disarmament Commission set up 1952+ `8 L- Y! O( C: h$ K, {
Alice Paul born in New Jersey, 1885# @5 J* ^) t- l. P$ h8 S
Aldo Leopold born in Iowa, 1887$ M+ l; J$ y* L1 }! H% D
Jim Hightower born in Texas, 1943) Y+ r+ A- W, m6 g& x) R3 r
Amanda Peet born in New York, 1972. m$ T" ^- x' w* }  i
January 12Genocide Convention came into force, 1951
January 13Ernestine Rose born in Poland, 1810% n& @0 H! U5 j$ Y8 }* \/ h
Melvin Jones born in Arizona, 1879; S& S# w. @# B/ b+ ~: ^) A
International Convention on total prohibition of chemical weapons signed in Paris 1993
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January 14Hannah Solomon born in Chicago, Illinois, 1858' w9 [% ^! B% [# ^
Albert Schweitzer born in Alsace-Lorraine, 1875
5 u5 h8 [" W$ T6 X  kJulian Bond born in Tennessee, 19408 ^( n: U2 q& F. r3 E3 }$ R
Carol Bellamy born in New Jersey, 1942
9 I9 I2 q9 P6 bPrecursor to UNESCO Committee for International Cooperation, first world cultural organization, founded, Geneva 1922. T" ~( Q6 t- ?3 }' O' L8 z
January 15Martin Luther King Jr. born in Atlanta, 1929
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January 16Susan Sontag born in New York, 1933
) _# B$ n. s# N8 n+ x* X- XJeff Skoll born in Montreal, Canada, 1965. `7 x6 c: c% y1 E' T+ K0 O  C
Religious Freedom Day - Virginia adopted religious freedom statute drafted by Thomas Jefferson, ultimately the model for the 1st Amendment, 1786  |( ]' p% |  K( l7 j- _
Civil Service was created by US Congress, 1883& _: g* P. p9 C0 j/ _' }5 r5 `3 q' @
January 17Benjamin Franklin born in Massachusetts, 1706
! k8 `; w! J# U0 f" _$ L3 f4 kRobert Maynard Hutchins born in New York, 1899
! Z( |0 |% G( H# h4 T8 hMuhammad Ali born in Kentucky, 1942
4 ?1 C4 S( V+ S7 wRobert Kennedy, Jr. born in Washington, DC, 1954
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January 18John Hume born in Northern Ireland, 1937
January 19Edgar Helms born in New York, 18633 j) @/ o0 i& V% W2 [; j1 p' F0 Y7 B7 p
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar born in Peru, 1920) ?0 O( a7 G5 {
Helen Mack Chang born in Guatemala, 1952/ U0 H+ U$ ~0 G
January 20 James Farmer born in Texas, 1920$ m+ H2 Z5 Z: m' y
United Nations University (UNU) inaugurated, Tokyo 19756 l: W: n: Z' q; K0 k! L
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January 21Martin Luther King Day of Service *
8 u7 }7 ?7 J+ H/ @5 t+ ` Roger Nash Baldwin, founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, born in Massachusetts, 1884
: b$ y$ [1 o3 K  N# iRichie Havens born in New York, 1941! n- h( H/ P- n: f9 b* [
January 22 U Thant, third UN Secretary-General, born Pantanaw, Burma 1909/ m9 y$ w+ q9 \9 t1 K: q& V
Bruno Kreisky, born in Austria, 1911
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January 23 United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) first meeting, London, 1946
January 24 Doris "Granny D" Haddock born in New Hampshire, 1910' ^: {+ R( c& E$ S9 e7 L
Michio Kaku born in California, 1947
  t2 C4 U  i- {! O4 |3 LInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) established in Vienna, first act of United Nations General Assembly 1946
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January 25 Peace Conference at Versailles endorsed project of a League of Nations 19198 S( I+ H4 n# |7 V9 z6 Q
Amy Domini born in New York, 19505 W# \; y! h- t; F
January 26 Australia Day; Republic Day, India. B4 w) l9 [/ S; o2 {: N/ Z
Sean MacBride born in Paris, 19045 ?. B; F# c* K0 }% Z
Paul Newman born in Ohio, 1925
! C  U: b) n3 g$ A  d! JAngela Davis born in Alabama, 1944
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January 27 Samuel Gompers born in London, England, 1850
9 f! r% `. }& y  j) [Donna Reed born in Iowa, 1921
* |5 J3 E" U/ l# DFederico Mayor born in Barcelona, Spain, 19341 l$ s0 _6 e  a4 e! y. Z% c
Father Roy Bourgeois born in Louisiana, 1938# b8 b  o# V' Z% w& n1 {$ t# k
Mairead Corrigan Maguire born in Northern Ireland, 1944
+ O8 u& D6 F' n# U& W9 W4 f. x9 {James Cromwell born in California, 1945
8 z1 q+ [5 N) X. S# _7 UAsma Jahangir born in Pakistan, 1952* {6 r. L2 D% C% }! f2 m
January 28 Sarah McLachlan born in Canada, 1968
; G2 G8 Y. U! x- N5 c' wUnited Nations Security Council resolution for cease-fire in Indonesia and request for independence from the Netherlands, 1948
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January 29 Freethinker's Day 4 X7 u+ k1 F1 x* C7 w; n
Thomas Paine born in England, 1737
2 p! }+ q6 y8 L1 Y' i  FEdward Abbey born in Pennsylvania, 1927
# a6 N) P3 f: X# y4 Y5 TOprah Winfrey born in Mississippi, 1954
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January 30Season For Nonviolence (Jan 30-April 4)
0 X" Y: m' O& B9 p$ H( C. `' RWorld Court first met at The Hague 1922
2 @2 R( M: l) j& X9 F  ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt born in New York, 18824 `$ j% H4 S. ^# ?; h$ p& H
Saul Alinsky born in Chicago, IL, 1909# W+ O/ P$ a( q. b, ?" T
Fred Korematsu born in California, 1919 ' m. V% e) w! [3 u: p
Martin Almada born in Paraguay, 1937
- r$ v- \; b2 W" W6 cMaria Julia Hernandez born in Guatemala, 1939 ( B/ g* U% ^) @- W0 ]8 @
January 31Thomas Merton born in France, 1915/ z' c. c  H0 t- a# C3 e0 c# [+ A2 D
Alva Myrdal born in Sweden, 19024 o# [9 M+ n& P1 z- B0 ~% ?
Stewart Udall born in Arizona, 1920
7 @' W6 P+ p8 GKen Wilber born in Oklahoma, 1949
7 |  s" M# `# p$ [) H: fAkbar Ganji born in Iran, 1960
; U3 P, B& m7 e  r3 s; tNational Holiday of Nauru: p* N+ x# ?, T2 v: k5 M" o  `. L
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February is) a( F  J3 P: Y7 H' e$ j
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February 1Freedom Day ' Q' \$ |/ X, r6 V6 e& |, V
Langston Hughes born in Missouri, 1902
! r8 |$ [; B; P7 dFritjof Capra born in Austria, 1939
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February 2 First World Disarmament Conference opened Geneva 1932
February 3Leadership Week - Feb 3-9* (Starting first Sunday in February)
1 j: O& L0 T, E1 R) k$ P% o5 t4 DElizabeth Blackwell born in England, 1821
% f: V3 |3 e3 R$ O9 z7 ?$ X; [; ^7 yBlythe Danner born in Pennsylvania, 1943
1 e3 j: ~. @1 J9 ]* D0 y) NMelanie Safka born in New York, 1947  s) b- f% Y$ w' b) v/ h8 `
Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo born in East Timor, 19487 `6 I# ~7 c! g6 V* }& F" A
February 4St. Francis of Assisi, memorial, born 1181, Italy
# S: k, c/ P' j& x3 W" mDietrich Bonhoeffer born in Germany, 1906
3 y: r/ E3 k, ~. y) gRosa Parks born in Tuskegee, Alabama, 19134 i& J8 J0 t3 U4 y
Betty Friedan born in Illionois, 19215 y1 A$ v: G4 N) [: K
National Holiday of Sri Lanka
* d- p! u! D6 Y( X. pUN Convention against torture signed 19859 A- K/ K' [( [0 q8 S

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February 5Anwarul Chowdhury born in Bangladesh, 1943
$ g. I6 F* r+ [) O: |5 V- BRatification of Human Rights Conventions, 1952
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February 6 Bob Marley born in Jamaica, 1945
8 g/ U* L- v) a' iNational Holiday of New Zealand9 g) K$ ?/ l1 p; M/ c- x% i
February 7 Sir Thomas More born in England, 1478. B7 W/ O5 H7 ~1 G: l, f% ?
Helder Camara born in Fortaleza, Brazil, 19098 D1 T6 x5 H  k7 o/ ?
Duane Elgin born in Idaho, 1943
  |3 Q0 s+ ]4 Y+ dDiana, Princess of Wales, advocated world-wide ban on landmines, Angola 1997: R/ h6 k: a! }0 X4 f. Z) O* H) M/ v1 p
National Holiday of Grenada+ \! V9 r1 w: K
February 8Paul Hawken born, 1946
February 9 Alice Walker born in Georgia, 19443 o0 T0 O1 c$ Z* x; u
February 10Georges Pire born in Belgium, 1910
; w9 [  d) l& B  PFrances Moore Lappé born in Oregon, 1944
" I/ w: g  f2 P0 |8 bLouise Arbour born in Montreal, Canada, 1947 & N6 G1 K* N  O
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February 10Georges Pire born in Belgium, 19100 u4 M6 E" z! H+ {7 j2 r) V' N5 Y
Frances Moore Lappé born in Oregon, 1944
; d2 L! P. X7 f) O2 ^Louise Arbour born in Montreal, Canada, 1947 # u. |9 X& G0 G5 w% F( i
February 11Sheryl Crow born in Missouri, 1962
# q: p" }. r) n8 ~! R/ S+ X# z0 }+ QNational Holiday of Islamic Republic of Iran
: ?+ q2 D7 ~$ z5 T+ h9 ?6 eYalta Declaration resolved to establish 'a general international organization to maintain peace and security' 1945
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February 12Abraham Lincoln born in Kentucky, 1809
) a' n0 N$ ~" O' aCeciliana Olilaeni born in Solomon Islands, 19504 `5 W& H+ L0 v7 l
Women gained the right to vote in Utah Territory, 1870* ^% D! U+ i: y* S9 q2 l& S- A
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded, 1909
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February 13Peter Gabriel was born in England, 1950
February 14Race Relations Day
/ O  U/ t. I( H6 qRichard Allen born in Pennsylvania, 1760) H! k2 ~" O" a, }& Z
Frederick Douglass born in Maryland, 1818
; I& j& |9 @- {' n, f: f  pAnna Howard Shaw born in England, 1847
, w2 g5 l4 p) iLeague of Women Voters formed, 1920
( e6 a% C7 E. w$ e5 hTreaty of Tlatelolco, Mexico, banning nuclear weapons in Latin America signed 1967
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February 15Susan B. Anthony born in Massachusetts, 1820: P+ o6 O" v9 J: w
Susan Brownmiller born in New York, 1935
# C, Y$ \: |  Q# g. V9 ZConor Oberst born in Nebraska, 1980. w9 D8 F" f6 P0 ]9 R( V
Woodrow Wilson presented the League of Nations Covenant to the Versailles Conference 1919! x4 V2 c) N: ^& H& A( F  R
February 16National Holiday of Lithuania/ d8 s' l( B/ a$ w' l

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UN Human Rights Commission established, 1946
February 17USA ratified Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war 1929
February 18Wendell Wilkie born in Indiana, 1892 / {" ^- M& I: q0 O
Julia Butterfly Hill born in Missouri, 1974
. N# F$ d5 D) Y4 f- q* m9 {+ E) gNational Holiday of Gambia. V' @# j7 s  e
February 19UN Development Programme created, 1951
February 20 René Dubos born in France, 1901# ?6 a! e$ j2 ?: a. g; P
Buffy St. Marie born in Canada, 1941
, U1 M( j* A4 u7 \7 FMIR ('world,' 'Peace'), Russian-built space station launched in 1986, Y; l9 O# u" Z' o1 Y& O: U
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February 21* International Mother Language Day
2 v1 @% n7 C+ t* r3 G1 d# [0 l( G+ eJohn van Hengel born in Wisconsin, 1923
8 g1 y) M; i  AJohn R. Lewis born in Texas, 1936
$ b' x+ |) r9 NBarbara Jordan born in Alabama, 1940
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February 22 Gertrude Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa) born 1876 in South Dakota& U( y: Y) n/ z! }( v/ y) ]$ {
Mahmoud ul Haq born 1934 in Kashmir
' @; D4 q) a0 Y- [5 w2 wDrew Barrymore born 1975 in California
$ \  x7 o) q; }National Holiday of Saint Lucia
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February 23 W. E. B. DuBois born in Massachusetts, 1868
, m1 l1 n0 k- AInge Sargent born in Austria, 1932/ X2 w/ X( }& L$ }+ K7 T
National Holiday of Brunei Darussalam,Guyana
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February 24 Edward James Olmos born in California, 1947
; M* B0 o/ e& }4 |4 PGeorge Harrison born in England, 1943$ N5 y, @  S* b
National Holiday of Estonia8 W( {' Z2 s1 B/ G4 ]+ z$ R' Q
February 25 National Holiday of Kuwait
February 26 Secretary-General U Thant signed United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day, 1971
February 27 Perseverance Day 1 [4 `4 v: W5 b; m) Z0 s
Rudolf Steiner born in Austria, 18613 V' x0 b, b- K6 y$ O  g. v; k9 R, Q6 O
Joanne Woodward born in Georgia, 1930
3 E% O7 E/ e3 lRalph Nader born in Connecticut, 1934( w8 p# Y  z& ]
National Holiday of Dominican Republic3 B8 t0 z8 v. c
February 28 Linus Pauling born in Oregon, 1901
" t* V/ p6 C5 d/ d/ y" H. iSir Brian Urquhart born in England, 1919+ g2 D6 Q" C5 J: l0 n
February 29 Khaled born in Algeria, 1960
6 g" ~  N1 P/ Z7 I2 \& ~The minimum working age for factory, mill, and mine workers is raised from twelve to fourteen years old in South Carolina, 1916.
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March 1Energy Day
9 {* L( E( I8 @; C+ L" V/ u  ~International Land Mine treaty took effect, 1999
9 m" Y' S; [; W3 TPeace Corps founded, 1961
$ d" t( J2 f- d, D' f( E/ @Yitzhak Rabin born in 1922, Palestine& K2 {; r' b' `6 D' W; j
Harry Belafonte born in New York, 1927
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March 2 Mikhail Gorbechev born in Russia, 1931  }- e8 z/ t  w3 M6 }$ @
Tony Bonilla born in Texas, 1936
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March 3National Holiday of Bulgaria, Morocco
March 4The first U.S. Congress met in New York City and declared the new Constitution of the United States in effect, 1789.) O7 J* g& A) D* ^: ^
President Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined his "New Deal" in his inauguration speech, 1933.
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March 5Rosa Luxemburg born in Russian Poland, 1871
March 6 National Holiday of Ghana
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First world Social Summit gathered 117 world leaders in Copenhagen 1995
March 7 Rachel Weisz born in England, 1971. E. c, n' w: ?8 T4 {& \8 Y% F
Signing of Ozone Protection Treaty, Montreal 1989
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March 8*United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace
March 9 Hans Meier born in Zürich, Switzerland, 1902# a- o4 ~8 y  L5 n; a. U3 `$ M
First UN resolution against anti-Semitism, Human Rights Commission, Geneva 1994
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March 10Conscience objection to war declared a human right by the United Nations General Assembly, 1987& W* g- g! G# l% J
Lillian D. Wald born in Ohio, 18678 g- E4 p/ j! \/ U/ C! ?6 }
Asghar Ali Engineer born in India, 1939
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March 11Robert Muller (University for Peace), author of '5000 Ideas for a Better World,' born 1923, in Belgium1 g, }9 \  r" U1 J) T4 C
Ralph David Abernathy born in Alabama, 19265 V2 c* o; X: u8 {1 m# t
March 12National Holiday of Mauritius
& O. I: s$ }7 x% Q4 gAndrew Young born in Louisiana, 1932  U1 w* t, z( m* c* K
March 13Dana Delany born in New York, 19562 J$ Y0 P' Q* S5 z" Q8 g
Former USSR President Gorbachev formed International Green Cross to protect the environment, 1990
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March 14Albert Einstein was born in Germany, 1879
' O& T% E: s1 |' a2 {( h$ t- y: Y, dWorld Conference on Water, Mar del Plata, Argentina 19779 z1 _- f7 ~* i
March 15Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in New York, 1933
/ K2 v& f4 ?1 I; Z8 TSuAnne Big Crow was born in South Dakota, 1974
4 b) Y; I" ]& p' F. {' o Germany regained independence from occupying powers, 1991
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March 16Freedom of Information Day (in honor of birth of James Madison, chief author of the Bill of Rights)
% Q4 ?: u  \6 c: y! s3 SJames Madison born in Virginia, 1751
: \. ?0 y2 L! h$ W; G  K& @) ~Bipartisan resolution by US Congress for creation of the United Nations 1943  H0 S* ^: A; N2 e) {$ }
March 17Bayard Rustin born in Pennsylvania, 1912
& x, k- I' s- i9 e( x6 [# {. YCynthia McKinney born in Georgia, 19556 Y3 E5 Y0 n2 ?+ c7 {% B  J
Dana Reeve born in New Jersey, 1961
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March 18Rudolf Diesel born in France, 18588 G! s4 `. P/ b2 K: f
Frederik Willem de Klerk born in South Africa, 1936
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March 19Edith Nourse Rogers born in Maine, 1881  s. ]8 u7 M/ g
Bangladesh and India signed a friendship treaty, 1972.
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March 20 Earth Day (*Original Earth Day celebrated on Spring Equinox)
  ?+ z( z) V" H6 b) Q2 a  WAlfonso García Robles born in Mexico, 1911& _0 X. ~6 ?( W
El Hassan bin Talal born in Jordan, 1947
& }/ F6 c8 g2 v2 N# a' }National Holiday of Tunisia
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March 21*International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination & Week of Solidarity
# p0 E; z( A  F7 Y) ?7 LSelma Civil Rights March led by Dr. Martin Luther King, 19656 l0 P; A& l+ J6 M3 b1 q" D$ U
National Holiday of Namibia, [. l+ G7 e6 d
March 22 *World Day for Water / y0 t0 k" t! f- w3 n6 i
John McConnell born in Iowa, 1915
7 R  o+ f) J  m. D2 D: \+ z5 EEqual Rights Amendment sent to states for ratification, 19725 t% l- V" O* n& H9 P3 d- a
March 23 *World Meteorological Day
, Q( }. a/ T+ kLudwig Quidde born in Germany, 1858. r- E% [7 ?+ b( T$ r( D
Ibrahim Abouleish born in Egypt, 1937
: i9 m% n% Z4 J7 M- G9 |* mNational Holiday of Pakistan
* j2 p1 R* ]. [7 l, G# v'War Resisters International' founded, Biltoven, Netherlands, 1921
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March 24 Wilhelm Reich born in Galicia, Austria-Hungary, 1897
3 Q3 a; u2 @5 Y. \7 l+ [1 H2 \7 ]( GDorothy Height born in Virginia, 1912
1 K! I1 d9 \$ ~& d6 |) gDavid Suzuki born in Canada, 19361 k. K( r. E. S4 E0 i! x
Blacks given the right to vote in Canada, 1837 - j( H1 G9 n8 Y  o& }4 B& e
International Trade Organization (ITO) founded, 1948
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March 25 Norman Borlaug born in Iowa, 19140 F9 n3 q$ w  ]
John Fetzer born in Michigan, 1901
3 q5 d1 j4 P) c& f1 WGloria Steinem born in Ohio, 1934
" f% ^# J- S6 t. n: y* `- lSlave trade abolished by England, 1807
1 w% u' y) V0 U+ P7 BJohn Lennon and Yoko Ono spent their honeymoon in a Bed-In for Peace, 1969 $ J) v7 R! E+ @& ]; S+ D. @7 K. o/ x
National Holiday of Greece
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March 26 National Holiday of Bangladesh7 x) O4 `6 f0 l8 q8 H+ d8 {3 q2 m
Edward Bellamy born in Massachusetts, 1850
, k8 U* V4 T" Y0 q. D/ R" {Hal Crowther born in Nova Scotia, 1945* e, W6 X7 u. C. m  X, W3 w
Biological Weapons Convention entered into force 1975
# m- u2 e$ x; }" e/ i$ T" MCamp David peace treaty signed by Israeli Prime Minister Begin and Egyptian President Sadat ending 30 years of war, 1979
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March 27 'Good Friday' Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland: David Trimble and John Hume won Nobel Peace Prize. Negotiations led by former USA Senator, George Mitchell, 1998) n, z  q0 J) b4 S0 P5 @) e% y
Eisaku Sato born in Japan, 1901+ D+ u8 S* V) x) S2 i0 S8 F% B
Sulak Sivaraksa born in Thailand, 1933
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March 28 Aristide Briand born in France, 18620 H0 T  b' x% S2 W' U1 n( U
World Climate Summit. 116 nations followed up Rio 'Agenda 21' promises 1995& {6 H+ J' L0 u
March 29 New York passed a law to abolish slavery in the state, 1799
" v; D, o: d4 b"Ebony and Ivory" was released by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, 1982
7 T7 ]; w. F; B+ lFactions in Guatemala agree to United Nations mediation, 1994
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March 30Clifford W. Beers born in Connecticut, 1876
$ A% @, w' ~( L: D7 cKlaus Schwab born in Germany, 1938 ! R/ @1 _: K  M
The signing of the Treaty of Paris ended the Crimean War, 1856
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March 31Cesar Chavez born in Arizona, 1927
/ z/ g' d! j& XMarge Piercy born in Michigan, 1936
8 M% z! o' H  [6 T- SAl Gore born in Washington DC, 1948
. Q9 b, X  I5 [/ {- P( i4 Y9 AEwan McGregor born in Scotland, 1971
! o' }( ]* m: ^+ k2 `$ ^8 t- @) e# zAmnesty International, NGO for Human Rights, founded by Peter Benenson, London 1961
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April 1Wangari Maathai born in Kenya, 1940
3 }, b) T  s' X2 v2 `Jimmy Cliff born in Jamaica, 1948: u, o9 |" C* A6 E) n! H8 p
April 2 Reconciliation Day
6 L" O+ F8 i" @+ }4 d! ITell The Truth Day
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3 B- V; f& Z- t  R  o. F# ?: {Nicholas Murray Butler born in New Jersey, 1862
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April 3Dorothea Dix born in Maine, 1802 John Burroughs born in New York, 1837' k- o8 @6 e. e* \
Doris Day born in Ohio, 1924
* T' y" C; W& T' s: B# jJane Goodall born in England, 1934
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April 4National Holiday of Senegal1 P$ J# l7 d5 D# N2 D
Maya Angelou born in Missouri, 19282 ^4 H  t! V% m) `
April 5Gandhi's day of non violent action; first Satyagraha 1919, Salt strike 1930
1 v) s! |' ~, s$ r; j7 X  TBooker T. Washington born in Virginia, 1856" V, F2 S" O* z) V9 c
Gregory Peck born in California, 1916
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April 6 Ram Dass born in Massachusetts, 19317 Z) |6 V- G; j
The first modern Olympics opened in Athens, 1896+ Y% j! q+ c- A' E8 K3 e: W9 @7 w
April 7 * World Health Day0 z: e6 p8 g3 o0 ~! E

1 |7 t# r  R' M6 F3 H6 i9 `National Day of Hope - i! s0 S9 |: v( S# i! Q. z
Gustav Landauer born in Germany, 1870
8 m9 R/ P2 C: P' n: LDaniel Ellsberg born in Michigan, 1931
% F# f6 I1 A1 ]5 {: s# zJackie Chan born in Hong Kong, 1954
7 m* r! O% R. B4 hWorld Health Organization (WHO) founded, 1948
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April 8Kofi Annan born in Ghana, 1938
April 9 Paul Robeson born in New Jersey, 1898
# x5 M7 a* v9 ~& |Civil War ended, 1865
( i$ N  O/ U- x9 R( ZCivil Rights Bill of 1866 passed by Congress granting blacks rights of American Citizenship, eventually becoming the 14th Amendment
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April 10National D.A.R.E. Day
% r  j/ b" Q- p# h5 q' |" QFrances Perkins born in Massachusetts, 18829 n/ q( \, R& N9 k% G5 w# D
Dolores Huerta born in New Mexico, 1930% V: ~8 w7 J( a$ q# H
David Rovics born in New York, 1967
5 s: ?/ x# c/ d2 }Rachel Corrie born in Washington, 1979* e4 n! L3 \/ s+ N& c0 A' V
Good Friday Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland, 19980 Y1 H3 S! t1 V' G9 z
April 11Mary White Ovington born in New York, 1867
' k7 L4 I3 E" e$ P! C0 EInternational Labour Organisation (ILO) founded 1919
4 ~& h  l# n) P0 t/ m# zCivil Rights Act of 1968 signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, expanding rights of Native Americans, protecting civil rights workers and protecting tenants against antidiscrimination
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April 12Frederick Franck born in The Netherlands, 19093 h+ o1 ?& f! G+ m
Dennis Banks born in Minnesota, 1932' z8 v. v$ |% y  o
Herbie Hancock born in Chicago, Illinois, 1940# x0 C9 g  o" B# A: z0 @& c
LEE Jong-wook born in Korea, 1945
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April 13Thomas Jefferson born in Virginia, 1743
6 y: }1 V& n% Y# e- @2 wRachel Carson's Silent Spring was published, 1962, hearlding the Environmental Movement
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April 14Pan American Day - proclamation issued each year in US commemorating the first International Conference of American States in 1890
$ o3 S) p2 @5 r3 ZFirst American Abolition Society founded in Philadelphia, 1775
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April 15A. Philip Randolph born in Florida, 18898 x$ v% |' b  w# j. e' I7 w
Hugh Thompson born in Georgia, 1943$ g' _3 Q. f1 v% \
Emma Thompson born in England, 19592 b0 b! ?6 ^- K9 V* k# v
Preliminary articles of peace ending Revolutionary War were ratified, 1783 & K( x5 N! K7 W
April 16National Holiday of Denmark- i2 P4 I  j* ?9 v; [: L
Jacob Coxey born in Pennsylvania, 1854' n. L2 n( \: B; j5 q5 y9 t7 K
Sir Gladwyn Jebb (Lord Gladwyn) 1900, elected first and only acting UN Secretary-General 1946
& V( c) s9 ~+ LSir Peter Ustinov born in England, 1921
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April 17National Holiday of Syrian Arab Republic
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Jaime-Torres Bodet, Director-General of UNESCO, who promoted 'peace in the minds of men,' born Mexico City 1902
April 18Third World Day - commemorating first use of phrase "Third World" by Indonesian President Sukarno to mean the non-white and underdeveloped nations of the world
( r- w; s: n8 |( v; nNational Holiday of Zimbabwe
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April 19Paul Harris born in Wisconsin, 1868: z5 V  ~0 A! g  Z9 q6 ^. O- I( w
Ashley Judd born in California, 1968
7 |: Q+ {$ O1 FAnti-Slavery Society founded by William Wilberforce, U.K. 1839! E. N( i# Y+ m% f$ q3 X
April 20 Gro Harlem Brundtland was born in Norway, 1939
2 L: x7 k7 H- m9 Y' dJessica Lange was born in Minnesota, 1949
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April 21Creativity Day
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Sister Helen Prejean born in Louisiana, 1939
0 _# V# ?0 I3 u6 u7 a' UMichael Succow born in Germany, 1941
+ ]5 N" e7 e% b) uJuan Somavia born in Chile, 1941
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April 22 Earth Day
- H& n* b2 e. w2 K+ }- X9 s2 ?J. Sterling Morton born in New York, 1832
% H& M" @/ m' [! `* I& z/ X: aYehudi Menuhin born in New York, 1916- _3 z: p3 }: m; J
Human Rights of Refugees guaranteed by UN Convention 1954
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April 23 * World Book & Copyright Day8 n- r; V" E! K. H, R/ N

# M2 C" x  O5 L& iMichael Moore born in Michigan, 1954
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April 24 Barbra Streisand born in New York, 1932
- @1 c, j' R) y% x# B& R4 l. }Review Conference of Treaty on the non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons opened, 2000 * s; G4 s6 `2 X4 E- l0 {
April 25 Edward R. Murrow born in North Carolina, 1908
$ x# g1 Y3 f0 S% T/ O+ ~) @% e- }Earl Hickey born in Camden County, 1970. d9 ]2 X- V$ r' ~5 f
The United Negro College Fund was incorporated, 1944( W2 F& `) [  A( n7 A
Fifty nations met in San Francisco to start the United Nations Conference on International Organizations, 1945
6 D- ?+ U- E: G  T! qAmerican student Samantha Smith invited to visit the Soviet Union, after writing to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov about her fears about nuclear war, 1983 + L( F* ?- _% z% y
300,000 activists march on Washington, DC demanding freedom from discrimination for gays and lesbians, 1993 3 ~* o0 _4 C0 V: D- i3 F& Q6 x
First World Conference on Sustainable Development of Small Island States, 1994 5 H0 s0 V' d9 n' A5 O6 Y$ c9 b
April 26 John James Audubon born in Haiti, 1785" |) _. I! t* q8 j( }
National Holiday of United Republic of Tanzania
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April 27 Mary Wollstonecraft born in England, 1759& H& {7 a% Z5 E* S0 h& n! M
James Alexander born in Canada, 1914
8 p2 K1 q" c* t: M" LCoretta Scott King born in Alabama, 1927
6 j' d6 H! U0 D& Z, o# kFethullah Gülen born in Turkey, 1941
# p; g4 O1 ]6 f: E/ `National Holiday of Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo, Yugoslavia& r6 _) o1 z# L$ k
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April 28 Moratorium on capital punishment adopted by Human Rights Commission, 1999  ]5 g% N  b, M4 z
Tobias Asser born in The Netherlands, 1838, C6 c3 o- F+ k& s* R) ^# M% R5 s
Oskar Schindler born in Austria-Hungary, 1908# s) k' A) A2 z
Alice Waters born in New Jersey, 1944  e6 W! D# v. T9 k. G: i
Penelope Cruz born in Spain, 19740 R1 O- O5 G; M" g6 P3 a! {, g
April 29 Maurice Strong born in Canada, 1929
April 30Gerda Lerner born in Austria, 1920
( n# y' H; Z3 |Willie Nelson born in Texas, 1933) Y8 J6 n) X  Y! c0 x
António Guterres born in Portugal, 1949
5 a9 n! j: ^" J8 }( \Albert Schweitzer broadcast his "Peace or Atomic War?" appeal, 19584 }5 L  f" {5 R
National Holiday of The Netherlands
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May 1International Workers' Day 9 n1 @2 H  ~- k& I: _( k
Law Day
9 e+ ?  T, `* n, KGLOBAL LOVE DAY0 Q0 }' h: F3 V+ K  n- I

  ]  R7 M6 H( X* P! EMother Jones born in Ireland, 1830
: @5 Z6 Q7 m! UPierre Teilhard de Chardin born in France, 1881: w% p. z  h& W' ]+ i
Judy Collins born in Washington, 19398 g7 N+ q3 h3 z$ s
Swanee Hunt born in Texas, 1950  R- ], d7 S6 w6 E- P
National Holiday of Marshall Islands
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May 2 Benjamin Spock born in Connecticut, 1903/ o. \) @% ?  v, `% b1 E5 X9 @
Joanna Macy born in California, 1929
: q0 p& p8 n$ o1 y5 d+ u0 c, HPerdita Huston born in Maine, 1936
8 M. E' e. r( ]2 m0 K; w  k  }- _Bianca Jagger born in Nicaragua, 19509 h, l& W1 K/ h9 R$ o/ @2 ~
80 nations agreed on total ban of ozone destructive chemicals, 1989: E+ P% K5 \9 ^4 w3 x
May 3*World Press Freedom Day! y4 Y6 v0 y$ J1 l" b
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) V1 w0 W1 y2 _: xLeyla Zana born in Turkey, 1961
; d3 s. j" Z( j( S6 p. Z- k* J# gNational Holiday of Poland" |  Q8 s5 t5 x/ l5 W
May 4Audrey Hepburn was born in Belgium, 1929
7 W, \  z4 p: \* T+ U# `1 m+ v; PPrincess Haya of Jordan born in Jordan, 1974 - {7 }8 ?9 N9 d* k  m; i, Z( V
The "Freedom Riders" begin a bus trip through the South to promote civil rights, 1961.
2 w% y0 _  t4 @Don't Make A Wave Committee officially changed its name to "Greenpeace Foundation", 1972.( Z4 z+ i9 O- j3 z5 H1 _4 ^
May 5Gilbert M. Grosvenor was born in Washington, DC, 1931$ L6 i6 T0 F8 J
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% V  U- t  a$ @- q9 b; \UN Secretary General Kofi Annan achieved agreement on Independence of East Timor, 1999 . ?9 E% J) g6 g) }3 V3 ^8 O! I: `' c) `
May 6 George Clooney born in Kentucky, 1961
. A! j; ^2 v+ G7 l- I- X Agenda for Development published by Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali 1994
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May 7 Olympe de Gouges born in France, 17488 v% \5 |( l2 {( y! l' Q
José Antonio Abreu born in Venezuela, 1939
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May 8Henri Dunant born in Switzerland, 18284 A2 {9 t. m! c5 [# @
Edgar "Daddy" Allen born in Massachusetts, 1862
1 G& a: d! m. O9 dSmallpox eradicated by World Health Organization (WHO) two years after last case, 1980
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May 9 Henry Kaiser born in New York, 1882; n( [2 z0 b& w* Y( {- ^$ i- @' V- x
Sophie Scholl born in Germany, 19214 |8 A! G# B5 I0 G% c- U% l. W
Daniel Berrigan born in Minnesota, 1921
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May 10Fair Trade Day(*2nd Saturday)- T5 B5 y% O, W, H- W! ~6 n
Beyers Naudé born in South Africa, 1915
! f+ u/ t" r# hChristina Tézenas du Montcel born in France, 1943
' T4 Y8 A% k! V$ M- pDonovan born in Scotland, 1946
1 c! [, E; ~5 L6 H: RBono born in Ireland, 1960
- f* M2 ]5 `5 z" O$ V$ Y. w+ wNational Holiday of Israel: I# C# ^  I8 I: B# P( m) Q
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May 11Mother's Day - originally Mother's Day for Peace, proposed by Julia Ward Howe, 1870 (*Second Sunday in May)( Y& Q' Z8 G5 J# `' f2 P
Natasha Richardson born in England, 1963$ M8 L: ^( Z4 B# {
United Nations Under Secretary-General Ralph Bunche achieved peaceful independence of Bahrain, 1970 + c0 B& {8 e. w# I; t
More than 170 countries agreed to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions, 1995 2 z& v! e) q& P! T
May 12First Session of Commission on International Law 1947
- d+ {5 G' K$ Q4 B( zFlorence Nightingale born in Italy, 1820
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May 13Stephen Colbert born in South Carolina, 19646 Y8 O. v7 E& t) P6 Z1 x
May 14Robert Owen born in Wales, 1771
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May 15*International Day of Families
$ V, Z% I( \" K8 b6 M; r1 oUtah Phillips born in Ohio, 1935
. f/ g. |- t( l6 R% O% i: KNational Holiday of Paraguay
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Stained-glass window 'Peace' by Marc Chagall dedicated in UN Meditation Room, 1963
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May 16Universal Peace Union founded in Providence, RI, USA by Alfred Love, 18663 b3 ]$ i0 W% X+ ^. e3 D
Studs Terkel born in New York, 1912( F, H: W! c/ ~) N& e" H+ v
Robert Jay Lifton born in New York, 1926* T5 R) W4 c# y% x$ W3 ^) B1 _
John Conyers, Jr. born in Michigan, 19296 D$ J  F, V" G5 X! Y
Pierce Brosnan born in Ireland, 1953
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May 17Robert Alan born in New York, 1959+ p) A7 v; I! r0 l. [
*WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION DAY in honor of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) founded 1865
, M( s0 ?) @; q8 e3 Y, M5 ANational Holiday of Norway
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May 18Opening of the first Hague Peace Conference, called by Czar Nicolas of Russia, 18999 N/ v. B' B+ X6 j
Bertrand Russell born in Wales, 1872
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May 19Yuri Kochiyama born in California, 1921
# o8 G3 Z4 B0 K9 l  s& _0 HCynthia Basinet born in California, 1971
. h1 u! j# H: h% G+ A1 bUN guided Namibia to independence, 1967
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National Holiday of Cameroon
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May 21*Diversity Day
3 ^( \: A1 g8 t' E8 w* S( @Dialogue Day % X& w- s( a& y
Elizabeth Fry born in England, 1780
# a4 L, q. H5 q( {7 k" {; xLéon Bourgeois born in France, 18518 b' l! g1 _' S2 g3 n- a
Andrei Sakharov born in Moscow, 1921+ }( O5 h* t: E* k5 g5 e( q; C( L  G
Mary Robinson born in Ireland, 19442 z8 N! e" }) |7 t  f' w2 @
May 22 *BioDiversity Day
* Z, V- c- E: l( Z& F# i) R0 r: zNational Holiday of Yemen
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M. Scott Peck born in New York, 1936  Z& s, W) k" _( t4 ]
Betty Williams born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 19433 t1 z" R) l. r2 E  U" V
May 23 First Special Session on Disarmament at UN Headquarters, New York City 1978
, [. L2 Q1 l/ o; F4 T" `0 v/ c' vMargaret Fuller born in Massachusetts, 1810
* o; O4 s! d' G" L( jJewel Kilcher born in Utah, 1974
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May 24 Bob Dylan born in Minnesota, 1941
* F6 ~2 K3 T  r" P; E; mEren Keskin born in Turkey, 1959
9 ?3 r; [' p6 J5 e3 ?National Holiday of Eritrea
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May 25 *Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories (May 25 - June 1)
& c3 v  c6 Z- u4 G( m" n- rRalph Waldo Emerson born in Massachusetts, 1803, k$ n9 V- Q/ u9 F, u; f- ~
Eve Ensler born in New York, 1953
/ D- H/ r- h( M, W2 L& ENational Holiday of Argentina, Jordan
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May 26 National Holiday of Georgia% o. O( P  O3 ?! f. }- B% J4 v: ?% F
Aruna Roy born in India, 1946
4 b# n6 t9 Z2 l8 D# YLenny Kravitz born in New York, 1964; Q* w- g; V1 r$ y$ f
May 27 Nothing To Fear Day3 w6 ~$ f) S7 w0 i  I' |5 m
Amelia Bloomer born in New York, 1818; k+ f0 d0 ^$ F
Julia Ward Howe born in New York, 1819) L! x' Q" a9 `+ O- R( w8 R! c
Rachel Carson born in Pennsylvania, 1907
3 ~) m' T' q! W4 _Hubert Humphrey born in South Dakota, 19115 x5 A+ W+ U* e1 |( I8 f  z
May 28 National Holiday of Azerbaijan, Ethiopia
May 29 * International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
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+ _# O/ i) b: q. w8 E% D; kAbdoulaye Wade born in Senegal, 1926& C* j* S1 B+ v+ b
May 30Ruth Manorama born in India, 1952
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May 31* World No Tobacco Day , d- c3 L7 o6 G& S, @, G& c
Walt Whitman born in New York, 1819
( z  p7 e1 F4 C2 G6 MDavid A. Morse born in New York, 1907: P$ a. ]9 U- k* ?; a4 b, e
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June 1William Sloan Coffin Jr. born in New York, 1924
% B0 }. B# n% A& wGineatta Sagan born in Italy, 1925: l; J. g+ q( `2 W
Morgan Freeman born in Tennessee, 1937
* j( l8 Z; q+ ?: V: g2 b+ EAlanis Morissette born in Canada, 1974
% P/ J2 K; j7 c% pNational Holiday of Samoa
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June 2 National Holiday of Italy3 f" N9 l+ f7 N6 b7 M
Cornell West born in Oklahoma, 1953+ H9 [, o) r; _3 d1 P- @, g
June 3First World Conference on the Environment, Stockholm 1972. World's first conference with direct participation of NGOs: Istanbul Habitat Conference 1996.
June 4* International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression " T$ \" F" r/ c" d
Gaylord Nelson born in Wisconsin, 19160 B" V! h. _: s# Z2 Y
Dennis Weaver born in Missouri, 19247 F* k+ q# i, K+ W
Jim Wallis born in Detroit, 1948 ! S: z; J4 Y$ i+ }0 |( W- U$ ]
Angelina Jolie born in California, 1975
' ~, {, l9 P& M5 l* w  L# ?National Holiday of Tonga
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June 5* World Environment Day
, r  k. Q/ v* W# |1 q/ BRuth Fulton Benedict born in New York, 1887" C% ]% g5 K' Y% l* S
Bill Moyers born in Oklahoma, 1934
+ [( G& Y) W# C1 j* P% SAngie Zelter born in UK, 1951
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June 6 Marian Wright Edelman born in South Carolina, 1939
1 W6 X( L& |# g0 f. n. `" O4 O. lMary Elizabeth Thunder born in Indiana, 1944; t% W* K* `/ i3 J+ E, t: ~
National Holiday of Sweden
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'Give Peace a Chance,' song composed by John Lennon, 'Hymn to the United Nations,' by Pablo Casals, the 'UN March' by Dmitri Shosta-kovitch distributed to all schools in Connecticut 1979
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June 7 Virginia Apgar born in New Jersey, 19095 G! y: ^3 w; o/ F" }  ]/ l) o4 P+ U
Bernard Lown born in Lithuania, 1921
: B4 Q$ _1 V2 n/ DLiam Neeson born in Ireland, 1952
' i* O/ H( G; C+ P! A8 _1 Q* ^( iUN World Disarmament campaign began, led by Bruce Kent, London, 19822 k& ^8 o* R. H2 i# \4 Q
June 8Abused Women & Children Day (*2nd Sunday)
5 e6 f( ]/ y0 ]- F* F. M2 VFrank Lloyd Wright born in Wisconsin, 1867- A/ a8 v/ A& n8 v; N3 u
Kayne West born in Georgia, 1977) v) X( \( V/ ?: d( x! w
Hans Fieler born in Bavaria, 18901 ?8 q9 _, T3 B0 p% |% `( u
Bill of Rights proposed by James Madison, 1789
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June 9 Bertha von Suttner born in Prague, 1843
7 }+ U9 S8 I6 w, J" p9 p9 oMichael J. Fox born in Canada, 19610 P4 n  m! _( [3 L
Johnny Depp born in Kentucky, 1963! ?& z7 c& r3 ~2 k6 L8 _
Natalie Portman born in Israel, 19811 r1 F& @# b( r9 D  q+ `% [
June 10John Edwards born in South Carolina, 1953$ }( C: z2 a# B# @; x3 K
National Holiday of Portugal
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June 11Jeannette Rankin born in Montana, 1880
+ N; c" L2 n9 x" z+ bJacques Cousteau born in France, 1910
* o; o6 Y/ r. o2 Q) v( s( QSumaya Farhat Naser born in Palestine, 1948
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June 12Betty Reardon born in New York, 1929
$ m3 M; d4 Z) H4 ?National Holiday of Russian Federation, Philippines
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June 13Eleanor Holmes Norton born in Washington, DC, 19373 x$ d" \; E/ H/ ^* x- F/ L0 l
Rhode Island became the first of British North American colony to ban the importation of slaves, 1774, f" O( D5 ?! s: |/ h7 S
Thurgood Marshall became first African American nominated as Supreme Court Justice, 1967( K0 P/ |* z! s) i& W# `
June 14Harriet Beecher Stowe born in Connecticut, 1811' a! t; t9 t9 `" F! }2 R( E) w
Douglas Roche was born in 1929 in Canada& g3 C1 X1 ~, `# X7 Y
June 15Paul Rusesabagina was born in 1954 in Rwanda+ ~& y& l& b9 G9 W& w) e' x
Magna Carta, a milestone for human rights and freedom, signed by King John, 12156 K: F- V9 a) {- [) y! J! {1 R
G77 Group of Developing Countries (now 133) founded 1967
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June 16Bishop John Shelby Spong born in North Carolina, 1931
  l; }0 `+ ]' `! E$ d) o- }Stockholm Declaration on the Environment, 1972
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June 17* World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought ; K: j7 H; ^# ]9 G3 j
Starhawk born in Minnesota, 1951
, n# S7 [  l9 C! N9 g% `) iNational Holiday of Iceland, U.K., Northern Ireland
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June 18Fernando Henrique Cardoso born in Brazil, 1931
! m$ y: o  X1 z9 [Paul McCartney born in England, 1942. ~6 Q1 s1 L9 {* Y! F
National Holiday of Seychelles
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June 19Juneteenth / Emancipation Day - commemorating freeing of slaves in Texas
1 ]' |* a/ y# w# IAlan Cranston born in California, 1914: y2 j( f$ E6 u& Z7 ?! q# o
Aung San Suu Kyi born in Burma, 19455 h+ N# ]) B, n' ]( L4 _
Kathleen Turner born in Missouri, 1954
7 I( u5 g& D9 \1 l5 CFirst International Women's Conference, Mexico City 1975
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June 20 * World Refugee Day
6 o! `' b  ~' }& Z% J( LXanana Gusmão born in East Timor, 1946
) Q2 Y: J( P& B& y& RNicole Kidman born in Hawaii, 1967
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June 21 World Peace & Prayer Day
& o4 |6 ?6 v+ r& S, h* uJoseph Ki-Zerbo born in Burkina Faso, 19226 m. D# X+ k$ w) h' ~# X0 |2 p2 d
Shirin Ebadi born in Iran, 1947. U6 n5 r1 T2 z) R, h$ |
Benazir Bhutto born in Pakistan, 1953
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June 22 Interfaith Day
  G- h* F) r; lErin Brockovich born in Kansas, 1960
% ~6 ?# Z6 H8 i' g! a Capital punishment abolished in Canada, 1976
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June 23 * United Nations Public Service Day $ k  _- |0 f( T4 w! q0 d/ n
National Holiday of Luxembourg  P! }: t3 Q/ O9 N' }- m/ {
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World Food Conference, Rome 1975
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June 24 Henry Ward Beecher born in Connecticut, 1813% P' G1 l* a) J% q% C' a1 s
Norman Cousins born in New Jersey, 1915
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June 25 Lois Gibbs born in 1952
' Q9 g+ e1 s' JDikembe Mutombo born in Zaire, 1966
9 [, ^5 Y0 ~" [; NLauren Bush born in Texas, 1984
! e8 `2 J* K2 M) D: W0 l  d& CNational Holiday of Mozambique, Slovenia
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June 26 * International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
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* International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 4 r$ ~" M( q8 p3 g2 }- u- M

. u1 S4 [3 _& x5 _Pearl S. Buck born in West Virginia, 1892
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United Nations Charter signed in San Francisco by 50 nations, 1945

3 V9 |' O3 d) ^4 `2 g# qNational Holiday of Madagascar
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June 27 Helen Keller born in Alabama, 1880' F) \5 g8 b) d6 r1 \! i
Emma Goldman born in Russia, 1869
$ k  u& }( ^) c! dGrace Lee Boggs born in Rhode Island, 1915
' `3 W; {- V" V! r& ^/ u- p+ \National Holiday of Djibouti
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June 28 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species 1973
7 E1 m# A  r6 U8 nHans Blix born in Sweden, 1928
4 V# _) f6 Q3 \' Y) [Muhammad Yunus born in Bangladesh, 1940
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June 29 Julia Lathrop born in Illinois, 1858
' \* O1 D7 A9 @. L6 U( @4 G' [US National Forest Service was organized, 1891
) L( g: m  G! z7 w: Y& H, M93 nations agreed to halt chemical destruction of ozone layer, 1990
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June 30Bunker Roy born in India, 1945+ u2 `2 {3 W$ T) z1 j4 _
National Organization For Women (NOW) founded, 1966
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July 1Walter White born in Georgia, 1893
9 u4 _3 @4 d6 J. K5 U. m; Z) X/ [David Brower born in California, 1912% {# @4 o, }3 [: M+ e6 o. h  z7 d
Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales born in England, 19613 l% A! L2 H& \
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute established, 1966
5 U- i2 s& J  I1 p* t8 `  m) OMedicare, US health plan for senior citizens, went into effect, 1968
. s9 T$ J# t* b5 _National Holiday of Canada, Burundi, Rwanda" Y+ c, f* I3 ]4 K
July 2 Hans Bethe born in Alsace-Lorraine, 19062 b3 Q! S4 T% e+ B7 w  }6 ~0 I6 t
Thurgood Marshall born in Maryland, 1908
' N5 k9 P5 K$ J1 z. s# zFirst Pugwash Conference of Scientists to discuss social responsibility and disarmament, Canada, 1957, founded by Josef Rotblat
: k! ~. d+ s* H' [1 N2 q" cCivil Rights Act of 1964 signed by President Lyndon Johnson prohibiting discrimination 9 M6 h: K' ]- l
July 3Inga Thorsson born in Sweden, 1915
/ K! Q* o" i: b. w0 s' V' vNational Holiday of Belarus , p( m' W# r8 z5 H# X# H
July 4Ron Kovic born in Wisconsin, 1946/ o) G& X1 ?. P, J! H' k2 `/ [
Birsel Lemke born in Turkey, 19502 h6 Y/ W; m7 a* H9 ?. G- p3 b* i
Peacekeeping in Yemen unified country, 1963- U$ D  P- m8 e& @( S
National Holiday of United States; I6 [/ u' ?( _9 ~
July 5* International Day of Cooperatives (*first Saturday in July)
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Myles Horton born in Tennessee, 19058 y+ p+ f6 H  |$ u. R2 S
National Holiday of Cape Verde, Venezuela, C& r* ?) o! i8 r% K. x
July 6 The Dalai Lama born in Tibet, 19358 N8 {% G, c* e
Inge Genefke born in Denmark, 1938( C' \3 B$ y- \

" l+ X! U) @3 i9 o) _First nation to ratify UN charter, Nicaragua 1945

# A" S9 k" D* ?0 @4 vNational Holiday of Comoros, Malawi5 ~9 t7 x' u, L, _- n9 z
July 7 National Holiday of Solomon Islands* B2 \4 P+ h( H( r

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Convention on Political Rights of Women came into force 1954
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July 8Käthe Kollwitz born in 1867 in Germany
9 O# h8 Q% [* |! Z* a# z2 AFaye Wattleton born in Missouri, 19433 ]  f7 V. c& Q
Kevin Bacon born in Pennsylvania, 1958
1 t+ A; Z4 \; m6 p6 o% HThe International Court of Justice (ICJ) advisory opinion that use of nuclear weapons is illegal, 1996
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July 9 June Jordan born in New York, 1936
, e6 }5 W# b" m( i! h! k14th Amendment ratified, prohibiting any state from abridging the rights of any citizen, 1868
( z8 L  d  I0 W4 x- eWorld Youth Assembly opened New York, 1970  Q/ y. A4 j( k: ~6 }% C; ~! S
July 10Mary McLeod Bethune born in South Carolina, 1875! D+ P# N( p2 m; E- e" Y) Z7 l
Toyohiko Kagawa born in Japan, 1888
4 r) \$ m6 b' Z& \: E9 E" O) E7 I; ~Eunice Kennedy Shriver born in Massachusetts, 1921  B- V) w9 V. g1 s# v/ [) I
Cindy Sheehan born in California, 1957
& n1 j- F5 h& C8 V( S0 S2 [National Holiday of Bahamas6 {9 Q8 m; x, r; \
July 11* World Population Day
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6 N# Z8 g, r. G/ VE. B. White born in New York, 1899  K2 ~6 E$ M6 T0 n
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UN Agreement on use and control of the moon 1984
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' w& B; b9 ^  hWorld population reached 5 billion, 1987

0 Q1 p, }& {; yNational Holiday of Mongolia
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July 12Simplicity Day
( ~3 A" M+ I) }9 DHenry David Thoreau born in Massachusetts, 1817: W1 T* K) H4 Z" y; r2 z
R. Buckminster Fuller born in Massachusetts, 1895# X8 f1 b+ n; O) X( n( E
Bill Cosby born in Pennsylvania, 1937
0 H3 t3 O+ R: k8 HCheyenne Jackson born in Washington, 1975
: H/ t7 Q) x7 W( DNational Holiday of Sao Tome and Principe, Kiribati
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July 13Harrison Ford born in Illinois, 1942
5 M5 u  @/ Q% l, hLive Aid benefit concert took place in London, Philadelphia, Moscow and Sydney.
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July 14Emmeline Pankhusrt born in England, 1857- {( L- b/ |6 j/ k* S# e
Woody Guthrie born in Oklahoma, 19124 X* u2 a0 f3 d: g6 T
Robert Jensen born in 1958# R7 g7 N5 V6 N$ @& o% F
National Holiday of France
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July 15Arianna Huffington born in Greece, 1950
( y& k5 ^" o  y. _4 nJimmy Carter delivered "malaise" speech, where he described the nation's biggest threat was "this crisis in the growing doubt about the meaning of our own lives and in the loss of a unity of purpose for our nation," 1979   @" l" i) E* i3 e8 N
Third World Conference on Women began in Kenya, 1985 + G  D) P2 j) z
July 16Clara Shortridge Foltz born in Indiana, 1849$ H6 ]% {" K* N
Ida B. Wells born in Mississippi, 18629 @' b) `% z' k0 v* c
Trygve Lie born in Norway, 1896
$ u6 L% f# P5 |# U; ?& a# kBarbara Lee born in Texas, 1946$ g+ `# H% x7 r' M7 F( P8 Q
July 17Justice Day
( X& L# d# |& ?% p! XNational Holiday of Iraq
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July 18Peace Pilgrim born in New Jersey, 1908
0 X5 G- ~* y* ^7 Z$ fNelson Mandela born in South Africa, 19186 R" r5 [8 I8 |+ G2 u. B& z4 [
Richard Branson born in England, 19507 n/ l( |6 y# M) @/ D
July 19 George McGovern born in South Dakota, 1922
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" Y- k% A. A* I3 M0 V6 QWomen's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, NY, 1848, starting US women's rights movement

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July 20 Carlos Santana born in Mexico, 1947
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Geneva Accords for cessation of fighting between Vietnam and France, 1954

" _2 r  Y* j  w/ z2 o4 DNational Holiday of Colombia% G! Q; R. ]* q- y# y
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