On this day, December 14

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On this day, December 14

Today is the death anniversary of Blas F. Ople (2003) and National Artist Fernando Poe Jr. (2004).

The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014].

On this day in 1960, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development was founded, an organization of rich countries, 18 from Europe, the US, and Canada.

On this day in 1986, the Voyager plane carrying Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager took off from Edwards Air Force Base in California. In 9 days they went around the world without stopping and without refueling.

December is Holiday Hazards Prevention Month (Proclamation No. 115-A, s. 1966).

Let’s think about it during the day…
“You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.” —J. Donald Walters

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