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2013 Wall Calendar Based on "Monumental Beauty:
Peace Monuments and Museums Around the World"


1806 US Naval Academy, Annapolis
Tripoli Peace Monument (from Italy)


1913 The Hague, Netherlands
Peace Palace (built by Andrew Carnegie)


1927 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Peace Tower/Tour de la Paix


1937 Trout River, Québec/NY
Kiwanis Peace Plaque (1 of many)


1948 Hiroshima, Japan
E=MC² Monument to Victims at Girls HS


1975 OAS, Washington, DC, USA
"Raices de la Paz" by Carlos Paez Vilaro


1984 Bluffton University, Ohio, USA
"Constelation Earth" by P.T. Granlund


1992 Bamako, Mali
Monument de la Paix/Peace Monument


1996 Jerusalem, Israel
Japanese Peace Bell (Rikihiro Madarame)


2004 Ma'ale Adumim, West Bank
Peace Dove & Globe (in Israeli settlement)


2004 Woodstock School, India
Cuneiform Peace Sculpture by Jim Havens


2011 Washington, DC, USA
US Institute of Peace by Moshe Safdie

Event, Place, Year
January 1Emancipation Proclamation, Washington, DC (USA), 1863
January 6Four Freedoms speech of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1941
January 8President Woodrow Wilson's 14 points for peace after World War I, 1918
January 15Birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929
January 27International Holocaust Memorial Day = Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation (Poland), 1945
January 30Ara Pacis Augustae/Altar of Augustan Peace, Rome (Italy), 9 BCE
January 30Martyrs' Day = Anniversary of Gandhi assassination (India), 1948
February 1Black college students' sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter, Greensboro, NC (USA), 1960
February 7Maastricht Treaty creating the European Union, 1992
February 11Nelson Mandela's release from prison (South Africa), 1990
February 17Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) (United Kingdom), 1958
March 1"Lucky Dragon" fishing boat exposed to nuclear radiation (Pacific Ocean), 1954
March 1World Friendship Day, 2005
March 7Anniversary of "Bloddy Sunday," Selma, Alabama (1965)
March 13Cristo Redentor de los Andes/Christ of the Andes, Uspallata Pass (between Argentina & Chile), 1904
March 15Holocaust History Museum, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem (Israel), 2005
March 21Headquarters building, U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington, DC (USA), 2011
March 25Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (United Kingdom), 1807
March 30Land Day = Anniversary of Israeli land expropriation (Palestine), 1976
March 30Wall for Peace, Champs de Mars, Paris (France), 2000
April 4First Aldermaston March for nuclear disarmament, 1958
April 4Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee (USA) 1968
April 6Dandi Salt March by Mahatma Gandhi (India), 1930
April 10Good Friday Agreement, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1998.
April 14Death of Ludwig Zamenhof (creator of Esperanto), Warsaw (Poland), 1917
April 15Universal Day of Culture Under the Banner of Peace (Nicholas Roerich), 1935
April 22Earth Day, 1969
April 22U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC (USA), 1993
April 26Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, DC (USA), 1910 CARNEGIE
April 26Bombing of Guernika (Spain), 1937
April 27Freedom Day in South Africa (end of Apartheid), 1994
April 28 Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) = Warsaw ghetto uprising, 1943
(Actually 27th day of Nisan on Hebrew calendar)
May 15Nakba Day ("Day of the Catastrophe") in Palestine, 1948
May 15International Conscientious Objectors Day
May 18Peace Day proposed by Intl Council of Women (Opening day 1st Hague Peace Conf, 1899)
May 27Peace Parks Foundation, Stellenbosch (South Africa), 1990
June 2Mother's Day for Peace proposed by Julia Ward Howe (USA), 1872
June 4Tiananmen Square Protests, also called June Fourth Incident & 1989 Democracy Movement
June 7International Museum of War & Peace, Luzern/Lucerne (Switzerland), 1902
June 8Japanese Peace Bell, United Nations Headquarters, New York (USA), 1954
June 12Birth of Anne Frank, Frankfurt am Main (Germany), 1929
June 14London Peace Society (England), 1816
June 15Second Hague Peace Conference, The Hague (Netherlands), 1907
June 15International Day of Nonviolence, 2007
June 17Peace Carillon, Belle Isle Park, Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan (USA), 1940
June 18Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (betweeen Canada & USA), 1932
June 21Death of Bertha von Suttner, Vienna (Austria), 1914
June 23International Olympic Committee, 1894
June 26United Nations Charter, San Francisco (USA), 1945
June 26International Court of Justice, The Hague (Netherlands), 1945 CARNEGIE
June 28Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Sarajevo, 1914
June 28Treaty of Versailles (France), 1919
July 1Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 1968
July 1International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague (Netherlands), 2002 CARNEGIE
July 4Independence Day = Anniversary of Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia (USA) 1776
July 7Death of Peace Pilgrim, Knox, Indiana (USA), 1981
July 10Massacre of Jews, Jedwabne, Poland, 1941
July 10"Rainbow Warrior" sunk by French, Auckland (New Zealand), 1985
July 14Bastille Day (France), 1789
July 14International Peace Garden (between Canada & USA), 1932
July 16First nuclear explosion (Trinity Test), Alamagordo, New Mexico (USA), 1945
July 20Declaration of Rights & Sentiments, Seneca Falls, New York (USA), 1848
July 22World Bank & International Monetary Fund, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire (USA), 1944
August 1Abolition of Slavery in British Empire, 1838
August 5Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Moscow (USSR), 1963
August 6First atomic bomb, Hiroshima (Japan), 1945
August 7Peace Bridge (between Canada & USA), 1927
August 9Second atomic bomb, Nagasaki (Japan), 1945
August 11Death of Andrew Carnegie, Lenox, Massachusetts (USA), 1919 CARNEGIE
August 16Fredsmonument/Peace Monument, Morokulien (between Norway & Sweden), 1914
August 18Ratification of 19th Amendment (Women's Suffrage in USA), 1920
August 21U.S. Bill of Rights (USA), 1789
August 22First Geneva Convention (Switzerland), 1864
August 23Vienna International Centre (VIC), UN Office at Vienna (UNOV), Vienna (Austria), 1979
August 26Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (France), 1789
August 28Vredespaleis/Peace Palace, The Hague (Netherlands), 1913 CARNEGIE
August 28"I have a dream" speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., March on Washington, DC (USA), 1963
August 29International Day against Nuclear Tests, since 2009
September 1Peace Park, Ankara (Turkey), 1953
September 6International Peace Arch (between Canada & USA), 1921
September 7Foundation stone laid for Palais des Nations, Geneva (Switzerland), 1929
September 9Protest by Plowshares Eight, King-of-Prussia, Pennsylvania (USA), 1980
September 11Swami Vivekananda's address to the Parliament of the World's Religions, Chicago (USA), 1893
September 11Satyagraha speech by Mahatma Gandhi, Johannesburg (South Africa), 1906
September 11Terrorist attack on World Trade Center & Pentagon (USA) 2001
September 14Settlement of the Alabama Claims, Geneva (Switzerland), 1872
September 17"Peace & Human Happiness" by Marc Chagall, United Nations, New York (USA), 1964
September 19Electoral Bill for women's suffrange (New Zealand), 1893
September 20Hiroshima Peace Bell, Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima (Japan), 1964
September 21World Peace Day (Equinox in Southern Hemisphere), 1982
September 27World Tourism Day, UN World Tourism Organization, since 1980.
October 1Sentencing by International Military Tribunal, Nuremburg (Germany), 1946
October 2Birth of Mahatma Gandhi (India), 1869
October 3Reunification of Germany, 1990
October 9Lennon "Imagine Peace" Tower, Videy Island, Reykjavik (Iceland), 2007
October 24Cornerstone of United Nations Headquarters Building, New York (USA), 1949
October 25Death of Sadako Sasaki, Hiroshima (Japan), 1955
October 28Statue of Liberty, New York (USA), 1886
October 29Foundation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva (Switzerland), 1863
November 9Kristallnacht/Night of Broken Glass (Germany & Austria), 1938
November 9Fall of Berlin Wall (Germany), 1989
November 11Armistice Day = Anniversary of WW-I Ceasefire, 1918
November 16UN Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris (France), 1945
November 25Birth of Andrew Carnegie, Dunfirmline (Scotland), 1835 CARNEGIE
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 1999
December 1International Peace Bureau (IPB), Bern (Switzerland), 1891
December 7United Nations Flag, 1946
December 8Assassination of John Lennon, New York (USA), 1980
December 10Nobel Peace Prize Award Day (since 1901) = Anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death in 1896
December 10Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Paris (France), 1948
December 11Kyoto Protocol to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto (Japan), 1997
December 14Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), Washington, DC (USA), 1910 CARNEGIE
December 15Zamenhof Day (aka Esperanto Day), 1878
December 31World Peace Bell, Newport, Kentucky (USA), 1999