Backwardness Not Too PC?

1999 January 15: Račak massacre, Kosovo
1990 January 19: Azerbaijan: Black January
1991 January 20: The Barricades in Latvia
3d Monday of January: Martin Luther King Day
1946 January 22: Establisment of the Republic of Kurdistan
1919 January 22: Day of Unity of Ukraine
1719 January 23: Founding of Liechtenstein
1954 January 23: World Freedom Day, Taiwan & South Korea
1759 January 25: Burns Night, Scotland
January 25: Dydd Santes Dwynwen/St Dwynwen’s Day, Wales
1788 January 26: Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day
1950 January 26: Republic Day in India
January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
1972 January 30: Bloody Sunday, Northern Ireland
1968 January 31: Nauru Independence Day
2004 February 1: Erbil bombings, Kurdistan
1948 February 4: Sri Lanka Independence Day
1945 February 4: Yalta Conference establishing post-WW2 world geopolitical boundaries

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