As a calendar publisher, we’re intrigued by holidays and significant dates of all types. These days can help us nurture a sense of community and deepen a connection within ourselves. Sometimes they are simply a curiosity to make us pause. With 2015 coming to a close, we’d like to take a look back at some anniversaries that occurred this year. This list is by no means complete or exhaustive—just a selection of occurrences that we felt were noteworthy. If there were other anniversaries this year that were significant to you, we’d love to hear from you in the comments section.
~ 800th anniversary (1215) ~
June 15: Magna Carta was issued by King John in Runnymede, England. Latin for “the Great Charter,” this document was the first of its kind to secure certain rights for the common people. In the context of feudal England at the time, this was a major step forward in approaching democracy. Continue reading