TODAY IN HISTORY

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February 21 in History

February 21 in Pop Culture History February 21st is… Card Reading Day: A day to celebrate the art and practice of card reading, including tarot and oracle cards. Grain-free Day is a holiday dedicated to raising awareness and supporting individuals with dietary restrictions related to grains. The day’s focus is to encourage the exploration of

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"So never mind the darkness, we still can find a way 'Cause nothin' lasts forever, even cold November rain" - Gins N Roses

January 31 in Pop Culture History

January 31 in Pop Culture History January 31st is… National Backward Day Backward Day Brandy Alexander Day Eat Brussels Sprouts Day Hot Chocolate Day Inspire Your Heart With Art Day Scotch Tape Day 1865 – Congress passed the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America. 1906 (Earthquake) Coastal Ecuador 1922 (Earthquake) Eureka/San Francisco, Oregon/California 1928 – ...
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January 30 in History

January 30 in Pop Culture History January 30th is… National Croissant Day Draw A Dinosaur Day Escape Day School Day of Non-violence and Peace Yodel For Your Neighbors Day 1703 – The 47 Ronin, under Oishi Kuranosuke, avenged the death of their master, Asano Naganori. 1790 – The first boat designed as a lifeboat was ...
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January 29 in Pop Culture History

January 29 in Pop Culture History January 29th is… Carnation Day Corn Chip Day Freethinkers Day National Puzzle Day Seeing Eye Dog Day 1845 – Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Raven’ was published in the New York Evening Mirror. 1861 – Kansas became the 34th state. 1886 – Karl Benz patented the first successful gasoline-driven automobile. ...
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January 28 in History

January 28 in Pop Culture History January 28th is… Blueberry Pancake Day Daisy Day Data Privacy Day Gift of the Ladybug Day Kazoo Day LEGO Day Pop Art Day Thank A Plugin Developer Day 1807 – London’s Pall Mall became the first street in any city to be illuminated by gaslight. 1813 – Jane Austen’s Pride ...
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January 27 in History

January 27 in Pop Culture History January 27th is… Chocolate Cake Day Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust National Geographic Day National Crapper Day Vietnam Peace Day 1606 – The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators began for the Gunpowder Plot, ending with their execution on January 31. 1888 ...
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January 26 in History

January 26 in Pop Culture History January 26th is… Green Juice Day Lotus 1-2-3 Day Peanut Brittle Day National Spouse’s Day 1564 – The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. 1838 – Tennessee became the 1st state to prohibit alcohol. 1858 – The Wedding March by ...
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January 25 in History

January 25 in Pop Culture History January 25th is… Burns Supper Florida Day Fluoride Day Irish Coffee Day National Opposite Day 1533 – Henry VIII of England married his second wife, Anne Boleyn. 1858 – The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn was played at the marriage of Queen Victoria’s daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia. 1881 – ...
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January 24 in History

January 24 in Pop Culture History January 24th is… Beer Can Appreciation Day Belly Laugh Day Change a Pet’s Life Day Macintosh Computer Day National Compliment Day Peanut Butter Day Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day 41 – Roman Emperor Caligula was assassinated. 1848 – Gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, Coloma, California, by James ...
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January 23 in History

January 23 in Pop Culture History January 23rd is… Handwriting Day Measure Your Feet Day Pie Day Rhubarb Pie Day National Handwriting Day was established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) on January 23rd, 1977. Most people who were around then were taught penmanship as children, but that may no longer be the case ...
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January 22 in History

January 22 in Pop Culture History January 22nd is… National Blonde Brownie Day Celebration of Life Day Come In From The Cold Day Dance of the SEven Veils Day Hot Sauce Day Polka Dot Day National Sanctity of Life Day Yorkshire Terrier Day 1890 – The United Mine Workers of America was founded in Columbus, ...
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