Calendar bites, Feb. 7


  • Eubie Blake, 1883. James Hubert “Eubie” Blake. American composer and pianist, writer of nearly 1,000 songs (I’m Just Wild About Harry, Memories of You). Recipient of the President’s Medal of Freedom.
  • Charles Dickens, 1812. English novelist, publisher and social critic.
  • Sinclair Lewis, 1885. American novelist and social critic. Born Harry Sinclair Lewis.
  • James Augustus Murray, 1837. Best known as the third editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.


RootsTech Recovery Day

Dump Your Significant Jerk Week.

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week.

Carnival Week, Italy.

Jell-O Week.

Man Day

Super Bowl 50. Carolina Panthers will go against the Denver Broncos. (I’m pretty sure that’s football.)

Genealogy Events

NH – Family Stories: Why and How to Remember Them. 2pm. WCA Red Barn, 64 Village Rd., Wilmot. Presented by the Wilmot Historical Society. Storyteller Jo Radnerwill be offering her popular workshop, “Family Stories: How (and Why) to Remember and Tell Them.”  For more information: http: //


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