February 12 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/christina-ricci" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/a5417a96-7934-4919-b978-9d47ba5a3500/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Christina Ricci" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/christina-ricci" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Christina Ricci</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/gucci-mane" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/eb516e46-82b2-48db-4651-5c83c022ce00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Gucci Mane" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/gucci-mane" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Gucci Mane</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/judy-blume" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/93a762aa-ffa4-4dc4-1285-25fba74f4300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Judy Blume" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Children's Author</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/judy-blume" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Judy Blume</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mike-posner" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/6173369d-53c9-4577-f2c3-642ac9986100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Mike Posner" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mike-posner" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Mike Posner</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/abraham-lincoln" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d646a301-569f-4b9d-6359-11c6a28ec200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Abraham Lincoln" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">US President</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/abraham-lincoln" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Abraham Lincoln</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1096</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Abbey of La Roë</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Pope confirms the foundation of the abbey by Robert of Arbrissel, marking a key moment in canonical history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1502</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Vasco da Gama's Voyage</div><div class='timeline-text'>Explorer Vasco da Gama embarks on his second voyage to India, significant for the Age of Discovery.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1541</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Founding of Santiago</div><div class='timeline-text'>Santiago, Chile is established by Pedro de Valdivia, an important milestone in South American history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1733</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Georgia Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>James Oglethorpe founds the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, Georgia, settling at Savannah.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1909</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>NAACP Founded</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, ensuring civil rights for people of color, is established.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1961</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Exploration of Venus Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Soviet Union takes a significant step in space exploration, launching Venera 1 towards Venus.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Construction of Gateway Arch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Work begins on St. Louis, Missouri's iconic Gateway Arch, a symbol of westward expansion.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1999</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Clinton Acquitted</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial, marking a momentous event in American politics.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2001</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>A Spacecraft Lands on Asteroid</div><div class='timeline-text'>The NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lands on asteroid 433 Eros, the first of such feats in space exploration.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Historic Ecumenical Declaration</div><div class='timeline-text'>Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill sign an Ecumenical Declaration, the first meeting between Catholic and Russian Orthodox Church leaders since 1054.</div></div></div>

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