Calendar bites, Jan. 20

Birthdays

  • Harold Lincoln Gray, 1894. The creator of “Little Orphan Annie”.
  • Richard Henry Lee, 1732. Signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Celebrations

Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Festival, Jan 20-30. Salvador’s The Our Lord of Happy Ending Festival is one of Salvador’s most colorful religious feasts. The finale features people carrying water to pour over church stairs and sidewalks to cleanse them of impurities.

Genealogy Events

Events are on our calendar  in Ontario Canada, Alaska, Missouri, Illinois, and Ohio.

Check our calendar  or individual state pages for genealogy events today in your state. Know of any other upcoming events? Please use the Submission tab and let us know!