On this day, January 31

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On this day, January 31 | @paradaNHS

On this day, January 31, is the birthday of National Artist Jose M Maceda (1917).

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].

Today in 2020 the UK leaves the European Union, three years after the country voted for Brexit.

On this day in 1958, the US launched the Explorer I satellite, four months after the USSR’s Sputnik (Oct 4, 1957) launched into space. This was the beginning of the space race between the two countries.

January is Zero Waste Month (Proclamation No. 760, s. 2014)

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