vivify \VIV-uh-fy\, transitive verb:
- To endue with life; to make alive; to animate.
- To make more lively or intense.
Vivify comes from French vivifier, from Late Latin vivificare, from Latin vivus, alive.
- A game played by tired people. In short, one person yawns and then the other person does. Should the original yawner yawn twice before thesecond person yawns once, player one has one point.
We played tweleve rounds of yawn pong last night.
- Presidents' Day - The third Monday in February, observed in the United States as a legal holiday in commemoration of the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
- USS Maine: exploded and sank in Havana harbor, helping to provoke the Spanish-American War (1898)
- Decimal Day: the UK and Ireland switched their currencies to a decimal system (1971)
- Soviet invasion of Afghanistan: the Soviet Union announced that all its troops had left Afghanistan, nine years after the invasion began (1989)
- Canadian flag: red-and-white maple leaf banner was adopted (1965)
- YouTube: video sharing website launched in the US (2005)
- Galileo Galilei 1564 - Astronomer
- John Sutter 1803
- Cyrus McCormick (Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr.) 1809 - Inventor
- Charles Tiffany 1812
- Susan B. Anthony 1820 - American suffragist
- Harold Arlen 1905
- Claire Bloom 1931
- Gerhard M. Sessler 1931
- Adolfo (Adolfo Sardina) 1933
- Susan Brownmiller 1935
- Bill Bradley (Will Jr.) 1938
- Brian Holland 1941 - Songwriter
- Mick Avory (The Kinks) 1944
- John Helliwell (Supertramp) 1945
- Rusty Hamer 1947
- David Brown (Santana) 1947
- Sherry (Sharon) Jackson 1947
- Marisa Berenson 1948
- Mikey Craig 1960 - Musician (Culture Club)
- Darrel Green 1960 - Football player
- Chris Farley 1964
- Michael Easton 1967
- Emily May Young 1970
- Renee O'Connor 1971
- Jaromir Jagr 1972 - Hockey player
- Brandon Boyd 1976
- Ashley Lyn Cafagna 1983