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Postby bobbing_headz » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:12 pm

What's with all the day games in NBA and NHL? Is it a holiday in the States?
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Postby danleroi22 » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:13 pm

Yes.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Re: Is it a holiday today?

Postby Lofunzo » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:14 pm

bobbing_headz wrote:What's with all the day games in NBA and NHL? Is it a holiday in the States?


Ummm, yeah. Ever heard of Martin Luther King??
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Re: Is it a holiday today?

Postby bobbing_headz » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:19 pm

Lofunzo wrote:
bobbing_headz wrote:What's with all the day games in NBA and NHL? Is it a holiday in the States?


Ummm, yeah. Ever heard of Martin Luther King??


Ya I know who he is. I just didn't know it was a holiday. Man I wish I had a holiday today :~(
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Postby confused_jake » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:26 pm

Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?
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Postby Lofunzo » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:29 pm

confused_jake wrote:Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?


Born. I believe that he was killed in April of 1968.
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Postby eagles21 » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:30 pm

confused_jake wrote:Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?


Today is the day he was born.
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Postby josebach » Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:33 pm

Lofunzo wrote:
confused_jake wrote:Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?


Born. I believe that he was killed in April of 1968.


It's celebrated on the third Monday in January every year. This year just happened to actually fall on his birthday.
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Postby deerayfan072 » Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:55 pm

josebach wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:
confused_jake wrote:Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?


Born. I believe that he was killed in April of 1968.


It's celebrated on the third Monday in January every year. This year just happened to actually fall on his birthday.


Interesting trivia--- In certain areas they celebrate Robert E. Lee day and not MLK day as Lee was Born Jan 19th.
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Postby BGbootha » Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:03 pm

josebach wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:
confused_jake wrote:Quick stupid question: is today the day he was born? or the day he died?


Born. I believe that he was killed in April of 1968.


It's celebrated on the third Monday in January every year. This year just happened to actually fall on his birthday.


April 4th, I believe. And yeah today IS actually his birthday, but its doesn't always fall on his birthday. (see history teachers can come in handy.)
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