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Well behaved women never make history

This Day in Our History

Posted by joyinhome on February 18, 2010

Everyday this month, a little-known fact about history made on this date will be featured.

February 18

National Independence Day in Gambia.

1931 – Pulitzer Prize winner, Toni Morrison is born in Lorain, Ohio.

1894 – Paul Revere Williams, legend of architecture, is born. Williams designed over 3,000 structures.

1688 – The historic “Germantown Protest” by Germantown, PA Quakers denounced slavery and the slave trade.

Stay tuned for more factoids.


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