2017 Calendar Shows Many Sides of Vladimir Putin - Text + Audio - 18 October 2016
"The world is getting its first look at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official calendar for 2017. It shows many sides of Putin.
Some pictures show him doing manly things, while others seem to show Putin’s softer side. In one photo, Putin is seen smiling and holding a cat."
2013 calendar: key events for the year ahead
"Now that we've survived the doomsday predicted by the Maya, what will 2013 bring?
From political events to sports, culture and anniversaries, these are the events we can foresee." (guardian.co.uk)
Pictorial Facts of the Day - Calendar 2012
- "a day-by-day calendar of holidays, historic events, birthdays and special days for each month of of the year.
Each day contains a short article about why the day is special, a historic event, custom, tradition, famous person or interesting facts related to the date." (projectbritain.com)
Why do we still buy calendars?
"The calendar sales season has begun, with 2012 editions going on sale in time for Christmas.
But in the digital age, why is the paper calendar so popular?" (BBC)
Peculiar calendar themes :
Nuns having fun
Goats in trees
Educators' Calendar "Enjoy your FREE 2012 Educators' Calendar, full of interesting holidays, significant dates in history, and month- and week-long celebrations.
It's sure to present teachable moments all year long!...
The 2012 Educators' Calendar is also availableonline." (teachervision.fen.com)
"includes important environmental dates, facts, quotes and great
ideas for seasonal activities."
Why Does February Have 28 Days?
"We can thank the Romans for our chaotic complex calendar system. February has been a neglected month throughout history.
Essentially, it got it's 28 days because the Romans used the lunar cycles to design the months when they should have based their calendar off of the sun." (YouTube)