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AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH

February 1 - February 28

February marks African Heritage Month The theme this year is "Through Our Eyes: The Voices of African Nova Scotians" It's a month to celebrate the rich history of African Nova Scotians. The province says that theme recognizes the legacies of people of African descent through first voice, lived realities and...

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THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED ANNIVERSARY

February 3

February 3, 1959: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash. Don McLean would call it "The Day the Music Died" in his 1971 hit "American Pie."

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THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED (1959)

February 3

On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson. The event later became known as "The Day the Music Died" after singer-songwriter Don McLean...

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