Cover image for Chase's Calendar of Events 2015.
Title:
Chase's Calendar of Events 2015.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2014]

©2015
Physical Description:
751 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Summary:
"4,000 notable birthdays, 1,400 historical anniversaries, 650 national and international holidays, 160 religious holidays, and thousands of additional days of note from all over the globe" -- Cover.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Spotlight on 2015 anniversaries and events -- Spotlight on the past: 1865, 1915, 1940, 1965, 1990 -- Spotlight on American and World Anniversaries -- Spotlight on people -- Spotlight on 2015 events -- Calendar of events: Jan. 1 - Dec 31, 2015 -- Calendar information for the years 2015-2017 -- Perpetual calendar -- National days of the world for 2015 -- Selected special years: 2000-2015 -- Chinese calendar -- Wedding anniversary gifts -- World map of time zones -- Universal, standard and daylight times -- Leap seconds -- Astronomical phenomena for the years 2015-2017 -- The naming of hurricanes -- Some facts about the US presidents -- Some facts about the United States -- State & territory abbreviations: United States -- State governors/US senators/US Supreme Court -- Some facts about Canada -- Province & territory abbreviations: Canada -- Some facts about Mexico -- 2015 special months -- Presidential proclamations -- Looking forward -- Major awards presented in 2013-2014.
ISBN:
9780071835442
Format :
Book

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Summary

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12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days.

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without!

Chase's Calendar of Events 2015 brings you:

Major sporting events such as the FIFA Women's World Cup (June 6), the Pan American Games (July 10) and the48th Transpacific Yacht Race (July 13). Milestones such as the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, 200th anniversary of Waterloo, 150th anniversaryof Lincoln's assassination, 75th anniversary of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain, 150th birth anniversary of poetW.B. Yeats and much more. New birthday entries for newsmakers like the new king of Spain, Felipe VI of Bourbon and Greece (Jan 30), orpolitical activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nov 7); sports stars such as Meryl Davis (Jan 1) and Johnny Manziel(Dec 6); and entertainers Lupita Nyong'o (Mar 1), Chiwetel Ejiofor (July 10), Jamie Dornan (May 1), Dakota Johnson(Oct 4), Lorde (Nov 7) and Macklemore (June 19). New special days such as Take Your Poet to Work Day (July 15), National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day (Mar 1), National Biscotti Day (Sept 29), Runner's Selfie Day (June 23), No Selfies Day (Mar 16) and many more.

New! Get exclusive access to the Chase's Calendar of Events companion website with:

What's on Today? All the holidays, events, anniversaries, celebrity birthdays, and so on for the current day Advanced Search: customize your search--date ranges, location, key word, category, attendance--however you want! Unique Festivals of the World: a new, interactive map of the world--click on a country and discover its major festivals Tabbed pages for Major Awards, About the Holidays, Spotlight for 2015, Glossary of Calendar Terms and Special Months

For information on the url and password of the companion website, please see details inside the book.


Author Notes

Chase's Calendar of Events is produced by an in-house team of editors and researchers based in Chicago, IL. McGraw-Hill Education has published Chase's since 1984, but Chase's was first published by William and Harrison Chase in December 1957. (William Chase, now retired, lives in Ann Arbor, MI.)