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IT'S NATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY!
Us responding to trolls telling us we are going to "hell" for our art.
GIF via The Big Lebowski
• Born on this day: filmmaker John Carpenter (1948), playwright/songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda (1980), singer Aaliyah (1979), and model Kate Moss (1974)
• On this day in 1574 Ivan IV the Terrible crowned himself first tsar of Moscow at age 17 (teen boy declaring himself tsar, what could possibly go wrong?)
• Alcohol prohibition started on this day in the United States in 1919
• Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a day to honor King and his nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement
• Finally, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was sworn in as Liberia's new president on this day in 2006, making her Africa's first female elected head of state