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This calendar of events represents typical school and legal holidays but is not the official calendar for Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School in the Merced City Elementary School District.

Please do not rely on this calendar for official school holidays, schedules or closures. Contact the school at 209-385-6620 or on their official website for further information.

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Colorado Day
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Assumption of Mary
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Statehood Day in Hawaii
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National Aviation Day
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Senior Citizens Day
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Monday, September 1, 2014
 
Labor Day
Dedicated in honor of the worker, it is also appropriately called the "workingman's holiday". The holiday is dedicated to you in respect and appreciation for the work you do. 
 
Titanic Found
Seventy-three years after it sunk to the North Atlantic ocean floor, a joint U.S.-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic. The sunken liner was about 400 miles east of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic. 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
 
Japan Surrenders to the Allies
Aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan formally surrenders to the Allies, bringing an end to World War II. By the summer of 1945, the defeat of Japan was a foregone conclusion. The Japanese navy and air force were destroyed. The Allied naval blockade of Japan and intensive bombing of Japanese cities had left the country and its economy devastated.  
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
 
American Flag Flies for the 1st Time
The American flag is flown in battle for the first time, during a Revolutionary War skirmish at Cooch's Bridge, Maryland. Patriot General William Maxwell ordered the stars and strips banner raised as a detachment of his infantry and cavalry met an advance guard of British and Hessian troops. The rebels were defeated and forced to retreat to General George Washington's main force near Brandywine Creek in Pennsylvania. 
Thursday, September 4, 2014
 
Kelly Clarkson Wins 1st American Idol
On this day in 2002, Kelly Clarkson, a 20-year-old cocktail waitress from Texas, wins Season One of American Idol in a live television broadcast from Hollywood's Kodak Theater. Clarkson came out on top in the amateur singing contest over 23-year-old runner-up Justin Guarini after millions of viewers cast their votes for her by phone. She was awarded a recording contract and went on to sell millions of albums and establish a successful music career.  
 
Manhattan was discovered
The island of Manhattan was discovered by navigator Henry Hudson. September 4, 1609 
Friday, September 5, 2014
 
Terrorists take Israeli hostages at the Olympics
In the early morning hours of September 5, six members of the Arab terrorist group known as Black September dressed in the Olympic sweat suits of Arab nations and jumped the fence surrounding the Olympic village in Munich, Germany, carrying bags filled with guns. Although guards spotted them, they paid little attention because athletes often jumped the fence during the competition to return to their living quarters. 
 
Mother Teresa Died
September 5, 1997 - Mother Teresa died in Calcutta at age 87, after a life of good works spent aiding the sick and poor in India through her Missionaries of Charity order.