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Darwin Day / Lincoln Day

Martin Brazeau wrote:

> we often celebrate the birthdays of the great influential people of history.
> I propose that we celebrate Darwin Day this Saturday, February 12th, 2000.

As a point of interest, Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were both
born on February 12, 1809.

If I were teaching this semester, there would be a large sign over my
desk wishing them both a very happy 191st birthday.  (I usually post a
similar sign in the department office too!)

Roberta Meehan