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 28 in History

May 28 in Pop Culture History May 28th is… Beef Burger Day Brisket Day National Hamburger Day 585 BC – A solar eclipse occurred, as predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales. Knowing this date helped historians find other exact and near-exact historical dates. 1830 – US President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal

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May 27 in History

May 27 in Pop Culture History May 27th is… Cellophane Tape Day Grape Popsicle Day Italian Beef Day 1199 – John (December 24, 1166 – October 19, 1216) became King of England. He’s the one who signed The Magna Carta, which was the first document to offer people individual rights. 1796 – The patent (#X0116)

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May 26 in History

May 26 in Pop Culture History May 26th is… Blueberry Cheesecake Day Paper Airplane Day World Sherry Day 1293 (Earthquake) Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, killing about 30,000. 1869 – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts chartered Boston University. 1896 – Charles Dow published the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. 1897 – Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel

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May 25 in History

May 25 in Pop Culture History May 25th is… Brown-Bag It Day Missing Children’s Day Tap Dance Day Towel Day Wine Day 1878 – Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opened at the Opera Comique in London. 1935 – At Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hit his 714th (and final) home run.

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May 24 in History

May 24 in Pop Culture History May 24th is… Aviation Maintenance Technician Day Brother’s Day Escargot Day Scavenger Hunt Day Yucatan Shrimp Day 1775 – John Hancock was elected president of the Second Continental Congress. 1830 – Mary Had a Little Lamb by Sarah Josepha Hale was published. 1844 – Samuel F.B. Morse sent the

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May 23 in History

May 23 in Pop Culture History May 23rd is… National Lucky Penny Day Taffy Day World Turtle Day 1701 – Scottish-born sea captain William Kidd was hanged on the banks of the Thames after being found guilty of piracy and murder. 1911 – The New York Public Library was dedicated. 1920 – Pope Benedict XV

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