Astonomical Applications Department - of
the US Naval Observatory. This site has data about the sun, moon, beginnings of the seasons,
eclipses, and navigation. There are also FAQ's about time and calendars.
Archaeostronomy.Com - Excellent explanations
of solstices, equinoxes, and cross quarters and almanacs of these events.
Earth Orbit -
Information about the solstices, equinoxes, and seasons from Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of
This Day in History - from the History
Channel. Historical events for each day with a short article about each event. This site also has
events for the day in automotive history, Civil War, WWII, cold war, and Vietnam war history,
literary history, and old west history.
Bank Holidays of the World - This site lists the days that
banks are closed for political or religious holidays. A section of "other events" gives days on which banks
may be closed for elections, strikes, or other reasons. The holidays list is worldwide in scope, and in
Chabad.Org - This site has This Week at a
Glance which presents significant events in Jewish history for that week. It also has candle lighting times, a
thousand year calendar, and other calendar related information.