Chase's Calendar of Events 2014 with CD-ROM

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Overview

As featured on The Today Show!

12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days.

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, create a suggested reading list based on a literary birth anniversary, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers

or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without!

Chase's Calendar of Events 2014 brings you:

  • Major sporting events such as the Games of the XXII Winter Olympiad at Sochi, Russia (Feb 7-23), and the

    FIFA World Cup in Brazil (June 12-July 13).

  • Milestones such as the 450th birth anniversary of William Shakespeare; the 200th anniversary of "The Star-

    Spangled Banner"; the 100th anniversaries of the beginning of World War I and the opening of the Panama Canal; the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II; the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Beatlemania and much more.

  • New birthday entries for sports stars such as Mo Farah (Mar 23), Ryan Lochte (Aug 3) and Gabrielle Douglas

    (Dec 31); actors such as Kerry Washington (Jan 31), Lena Dunham (May 13) and Mads Mikkelsen (Nov 22); musical artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen (Nov 21) and Psy (Dec 31); and authors such as Téa Obreht (Sept 30) and Ann Patchett (Dec 2) and many others.

  • Special days such as National Ferret Day (Apr 2), World Lindy Hop Day (May 26), Extra Mile Day (Nov 1), Lost

    and Found Day (Dec 12) and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071829502
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/11/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 57
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 292,734
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Chase's Calendar of Events is produced by an in-house team of editors and researchers based in Chicago. McGraw-Hill has published Chase's since 1984, but Chase's was first published by William and Harrison Chase in December 1957.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Spotlight on 2015 Anniversaries and Events
Chronological Calendar of Events: Jan 1-Dec 31
Appendices:
Calendars 2015-2017
Perpetual Calendar
National Days of the World
World Map of Time Zones
Astronomical Phenomena 2015-2017
Presidential Proclamations
Some Facts about the US, Canada, Mexico
2015 Special Months
Major Awards 2013-2014
Index

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