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A8-THE JOURNAL, Thursday'i February 7, 2019 Back Page On Feb. 13,1861,the earliest military action to be revered with a Medal of Honor award is performed by Col. Bernard JD. Irwin, an Army surgeon serving in the first major U ,S .- Apache conflict. The Irish- born doctor volunteered to go to the rescue of2nd Lt. George Bascom, who was trapped in Arizona with 60 soldiers by the Apaches. On Feb. 14, 1886, the first trainload of oranges grown by southern Califomia farm- ers leaves Los Angeles via the transcontinental mil~ad. Development of California surged when state railroad lines linked Los Angeles into the Iranscontinental railways. On Feb. 15, 1903, the first Teddy bear goes on sale. Toy-store owner and inven- tor Morris Michtom placed two stuffed bears in his shop window, advertising them as Teddy bears, named after President Theodore Roosevelt. On Feb. 16,1923,in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen. The room was ~!iiiiiiii/iii virtu y"in t; with fie'a' A caiendar helps us to helped sures untouched after more schedule our days and than 3,000 years, months and to recognize the seasons of the year. Without On Feb. 12, 1938, Judy an accurate calendar, would Blume, popular young-adult the groundhog know when author, is born in Eliza: February 2nd is? Maybe one beth, New Jersey. Blume's of those very small calen- books, which realistically dars that stick on metal or address such topics as bul- plastic would fit inside the lying, divorce, friendships groundhogs den. and family, gained legions of Without a calendar, would young fans; however, their we know when to file our content fi'equently led them to income tax returns? Gar- be banned by school libraries, deners and Farmers have observed indicators in On Feb. 11, 1960, the Fed- nature that tell that spring eral Communications Com- is on the way and it is time mission proposes a new law to plant. An accurate cal- making it a criminal act to be endar helps in this. Longer involved in Payola -- corrupt days in warmer weather practices in the radio and help signal the approach music industries that involved of planting time. When manufacturing a hit by paying : the sun goes down straight for it to be played on the air. west of us, that is the first day of spring. Those who OnFeb. 17,1996,world:hess plant corn say toplant when championGarryKasparovtri- the new leaves on an oak umphsoverDeepBlue,IBM's tree are the size of a squir- chess-playing computer, to, reindeer. Another indicator show the time for planting, Those who plant crops, vegetables, trees or flowers know these indica- tors. The custom for plant- ing Irish potatoes is Saint Patrick's Day, March 17th; a calendar helps us to know which day that is. Before the days of Julius Caesar, the Roman Calen- dar had 12 months, based on the phases of the moon. However that calendar was 11 1/2 days short of a true solar year. Every three years an extra month called Inter- calarius was added to make up the difference. This cal- endar was very confusing, because most of the time it did not correspond to the true solar year and to the seasons. It was not very helpful in telling farmers when to plant their crops. The farmers used indicators .endar was 10 days ahead of and nature to determine the true solar year. The first seasons and the time to day of spring was occurring plant crops, on March 1 lth instead of In 46 B.C Julius Caesar March 21st. met with some astronomers Pope Gregory XIII met and scribes and devised a with his astronomers and new calendar with some scribes. They made correc- corrections. Our pres- tions, and put the calendar ent-day calendar is similar back to the true solar year. to their calendar. Several The Gregorian Calendar is different cultures had inde- what we use today. The old pendently observed that Roman Calendar and the a true solar year was 365 Julian calendar considered days. Julius and his com- March 1st as New Year's mittee knew that, but they Day. The month of March calculated that a true solar was considered to be the year was 365 1/4 days. To first month. That is why the compensate for that, their names of the month, SeW new calendar had a leap tember October November year. Every 4 years an extra and December are used in day was added to make up Latin, the Roman language, for that one fourth day. the names mean 7th, 8th, Later in history, the astron- 9th, and 10th months. omers found that the true The Gregorian calendar solar year was 11 minutes designated January as the shorter than the 365 1/4 first month, but the names of days. 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