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Chase's Calendar of Events 2014, 57th Edition by Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events

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December 1 — Monday

DAY 335

30 REMAINING

BASKETBALL CREATED: ANNIVERSARY. Dec 1, 1891. James Naismith was a teacher of physical education at the International YMCA Training School at Springfield, MA. To create an indoor sport that could be played during the winter months, he nailed up peach baskets at opposite ends of the gym and gave students soccer balls to toss into them. Thus was born the game of basketball.

BIFOCALS AT THE MONITOR LIBERATION DAY. Dec 1. Our hearts fill with compassion today for coworkers stuck wearing bifocals ...

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