Day. The umbrella, an instrument that protects people from the sun and rain.
The term more associated with the sunshade umbrella is the parasol. Umbrellas
were used in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, India, and the Middle East, as early
as the fourth century BCE. The first recorded collapsible umbrella dates to 21
CE in China. The canopies of ancient umbrellas were built with different
materials than those that are used today, being made of feathers, leaves, and
leather; however, their shape was reminiscent of today's umbrellas.
Day. Teddy Day is the fourth day of Valentine's Week, a week that leads up to
and culminates with Valentine's Day. On the day, couples give each other teddy
bears as a symbol of their love. Although Teddy Day is geared towards couples,
anyone can participate. Friends can exchange teddy bears with each other, and
teddy bears can be given to children.
February 10, 2009, two communications satellites collided. The active
commercial Iridium 33 and the derelict Russian military Kosmos-2251
accidentally collided at a speed of 11,700 m/s (26,000 mph; 42,000 km/h) and an
altitude of 789 kilometers (490 mi) above the Taymyr Peninsula in Siberia. It
was the first-time hypervelocity collision occurred between two satellites –
until then, all accidental hypervelocity collisions had involved a satellite
and a piece of space debris.
1967, The 25th Amendment of the United States Constitution was ratified.
The 25th Amendment of the United States Constitution deals with
presidential succession and disability.
clarifies that the Vice President becomes President if the President dies,
resigns, or is removed from office, and establishes how a vacancy in the office
of the Vice President can be filled. It also provides for the temporary
transfer of the President's powers and duties to the Vice President, either on
the initiative of the President alone or on the initiative of the Vice
President together with a majority of the President's Cabinet. In either case,
the vice president becomes acting President until the Presidential powers and
duties are returned to the President.
The amendment was submitted to the states on July 6, 1965, by the 89th congress and
was adopted on February 10, 1967, the day that the requisite number of states
(38) had ratified it.
Thomas Ayeko, Ugandan athletics competitor
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