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9, 1514). Noblewoman of intelligence, vivacity, charm, and high education, who married Charles VIII of France in the interests of her people and earned their undying gratitude (and developed a loving marriage). Every Breton town remembers her. 23 25 Anti–Poll Tax Day. S. Constitution, forbidding the collection of a poll tax as a requirement for voting in national elections. 25 23 Birthday of Robert Boyle (Jan. 25, 1627–Dec. 30, 1691). Irish physicist and chemist who set forth the famous Boyle’s law.
16, 1838– Mar. 27, 1918). American historian and philosopher; best known for Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres and The Education of Henry Adams; recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. 15 Birthday of Alfred North Whitehead (Feb. 15, 1861–Dec. 30, 1947). English mathematician and philosopher. His most distinguished work is Principia Mathematica, which he wrote with Bertrand Russell. 16 Birthday of Charles Taze Russell (Feb. 16, 1852– Oct. 31, 1916). American founder of the International Bible Students Association, which became the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Dorothy (died 303). Martyr, perhaps apocryphal. Patron saint of gardeners and brides. Holidays and Civic Days 6 Anniversaries and Special Events Days 5 Waitangi Day in New Zealand; official public holiday. Also called New Zealand Day. Commemorates the signing of the Feb. 6, 1840, Treaty of Waitangi for peaceful coexistence between the Maori and the Europeans, which opened the islands to settlement under the British Crown. Birthday of Dwight Lyman Moody (Feb. 5, 1837– Dec. 22, 1899). American evangelist who built the first YMCA building in America in Chicago; conducted revivals all over the world with Ira Sankey, organist; and founded the Chicago Bible Institute, now known as the Moody Bible Institute.