“All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale

June 8 in Pop Culture History

June 8 in Pop Culture History June 8th is… Best Friends Day Name Your Poison Day Upsy Daisy Day 632 – Muhammad, the Islamic prophet, died in Medina. 793 – The Viking Age began when Vikings destroyed the Abbey on Lindisfarne, an island off the northeastern coast of Northumberland, England on this day. 1637 –

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“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” — William Shakespeare

June 7 in History

June 7 in Pop Culture History June 7th is… National (Daniel) Boone Day Chocolate Ice Cream Day National Oklahoma Day National VCR Day World Caring Day 1692 (Earthquake) Port Royal, Jamaica, over 1,000 people were killed. 1753 – The British Museum was founded, starting the collections of Sir Hans Sloane. 1755 (Earthquake) Tabriz, Iran 1893 …

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June 6 in Pop Culture History

June 6 in Pop Culture History June 6th is… Applesauce Cake Day D-Day Drive-In Movie Day Eyewear Day Gardening Exercise Day Give a Bum a Drink Day National Higher Education Day National Yo-Yo Day 1844 – The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London. 1882 (Cyclone) More than 100,000 people in Bombay, India …

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June 5 in History

June 5 in Pop Culture History June 5th is… 605 Day (in South Dakota) Gingerbread Day Moonshine Day National Veggie Burger Day 1851 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom’s Cabin (or Life Among the Lowly) began a ten-month run in the National Era, an abolitionist newspaper. 1883 – The first regularly scheduled Orient …

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June 4 in History

June 4 in Pop Culture History June 4th is… Cheese Day Clean Beauty Day Cognac Day Corgi Day Hug Your Cat Day National Old Maid’s Day National SAFE Day 1784 – Elisabeth Thible was the first woman to fly in an untethered hot air balloon, flying for about 45 minutes. 1812 – Following Louisiana’s admittance …

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June 3 in History

June 3 in Pop Culture History June 3rd is… 603 Day (in New Hampshire) Chocolate Macaroons Day Egg Day National Repeat Day National Repeat Day 1621 – The Dutch West India Company received a charter for New Netherland (now eastern US) and the Caribbean. 1888 – The poem Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence …

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June 2 in History

June 2 in Pop Culture History June 2nd is… National Bubba Day Greyhound Day National Leave The Office Early Day (if on a weekend, it is on closest working week day) Rocky Road Day Rotisserie Chicken Day 455 – The Sack of Rome: Vandals entered Rome, and plundered the city for several weeks. 1098 – …

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June 1 in History

June 1 in Pop Culture History June 1st is… Go Barefoot Day Hazelnut Cake Day Heimlich Maneuver Day World Milk Day Nail Polish Day Olive Day Penpal Day Say Something Nice Day World Reef Awareness Day 495 – John Cor made a note referring to the first known batch of Scotch whisky. 1813 – James …

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May 31 in History

May 31 in Pop Culture History May 31st is… Autonomous Vehicle Day Macaroon Day Save Your Hearing Day Smile Day Speak in Sentences Day Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day 1279 BC – Ramesses II became pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He may have been the pharaoh involved with Moses. He was the subject of Percy Bysshe Shelly’s …

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May 30 in History

May 30 in Pop Culture History May 30th is… Loomis Day Creativity Day Hole In My Bucket Day Mint Julep Day Water a Flower Day World Multiple Sclerosis Day 1431 – At Rouen, Normandy, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for heresy. 1631 – Gazette de France, the first French newspaper, began publication. …

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May 29 in Pop Culture History

May 29 in Pop Culture History May 29th is… 529 Day Coq Au Vin Day Paperclip Day 1453 – Ottoman armies under Sultan Mehmed II Fatih captured Constantinople after a 53-day siege, commonly called The Fall of Constantinople. 1790 – Rhode Island was the last of the original United States’ colonies to ratify the Constitution …

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