Sunday, December 23, 2012

Memory Day Nominees by Month

[In my December 19, 2011 post, I proposed the idea of American Memory Days. Inspired by Catholic Saints' Days, each Memory Day will highlight at least one impressive American who was born on that day (or, in a few cases where the birthdate is unknown, passed away on it), allowing us to remember and engage with these inspiring individuals and lives. What follows are my nominees for each day of the year, in separate pages for each month--but the list can and should grow! Have an inspiring American you'd like to nominate for a Memory Day? Please email me ( or make your suggestion in the comments below!]