Here's a look at the week ahead on our "Sunday Morning" Calendar:
Monday is Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.
- Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27), Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (U.K.)
- 2020 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration Online Event, 11:00 a.m. ET (The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum)
- ("Sunday Morning," 10/6/13)
- ("60 Minutes")
On Tuesday, actor Alan Alda turns 84.
- ("Sunday Morning," 4/21/13)
- ("CBS This Morning," 7/31/18)
Wednesday kicks off the 25th annual Winterfest and National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
- Winterfest and National Snow Sculpting Competition (Jan. 29-Feb. 2), at Riviera Plaza and Flat Iron Park and other venues, Lake Geneva, Wis.
To watch scenes from Winterfest click on the video embed below:
Thursday sees the dedication ceremony for the Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever Stamp, honoring the pioneering journalist who died in 2016.
- Press release: Stamp dedication ceremony for the Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever Stamp, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m., at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. (usps.com)
- Order the Gwen Ifill Forever stamp (usps.com)
- Remembering Gwen Ifill ("PBS NewsHour")
- ("Face the Nation," 11/14/16)
Friday marks the 80th anniversary of the day Ida May Fuller, of Ludlow, Vermont, received America's very first Social Security check (check no. 00-000-001). It was for $22.54.
- The First Social Security Beneficiary (Social Security Administration)
- Details of Ida May Fuller's Payroll Tax Contributions (ssa.gov)
Below: A 1939 education film produced by the Social Security Administration, "Social Security for the People," about the brand-new Social Security Act:
And Saturday is Day One of National African-American History Month.
- African American History Month: Exhibits and Collections
- ("CBS This Morning," 2/28/18)
- ("Sunday Morning," 4/7/19)
- Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.
- Facts for National African-American (Black) History Month: February 2020 (U.S. Census Bureau)
Story produced by Robert Marston.