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The year of PANTONE® 18-3838, Ultra Violet.
The International Year of nothing.
The Year of the Earth Dog in the Chinese Zodiac.
The Year of the Bird.
The European Year of Cultural Heritage.
The Scottish Year of Young People.
The Centenary of Nelson Mandela.
50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated; Tommie Smith and John Carlos made the Black Power salute on the Olympic medal podium; the US launched the Tet Offensive in Vietnam; Apollo 8 became the first manned spacecraft in orbit.
75 years ago, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising took place; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry published The Little Prince.
100 years ago, the Armistice to end World War I was declared; Poland returned to the world map and declared independence from the German, Austrian, and Russian empires.
200 years ago, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley published Frankenstein.
600 years ago, the archipelago of Madeira was discovered.

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