TODAY IN HISTORY

February is for doers. “You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.”

February 5 in History

  February 5 in Pop Culture History February 5 is… World Childhood Cancer Day is a day to raise awareness of childhood cancer and its impact on children and their families. National Chocolate Fondue Day: A day to celebrate and enjoy the delicious treat of chocolate fondue. National Shower with a Friend Day was created by

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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

“February is the border between winter and spring.” - Terri Guillemets

January 6 in History

January 6 in Pop Culture History January 6th is… Apple Tree Day Bean Day Cuddle Up Day Epiphany Shortbread Day National Smith Day Standard Poodle Day Technology Day Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday Happy Birthday, Sherlock! Beloved super sleuth Sherlock Holmes was created by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. He is one of (if not the) most …

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January 5 in History

January 5 in Pop Culture History January 5th is… National Bird Day George Washington Carver Day Keto Day National Screenwriters Day Whipped Cream Day 1889 – The word hamburger first appeared in print in the Walla Walla Union, a Walla Walla, Washington, newspaper. 1905 – The National Association of Audubon Societies incorporated. 1914 – The …

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January 4 in History

January 4 in Pop Culture History January 4th is… Braille Day Hypnotism Day National Missouri Day Pop Music Chart Day National Spaghetti Day Tom Thumb Day National Trivia Day 1790 – President Washington delivered the 1st State of the Union address 1865 – The New York Stock Exchange opened its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 …

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January 3 in History

January 3 in Pop Culture History January 3rd is… Chocolate Covered Cherry Day National Drinking Straw Day J.R.R. Tolkien Day Take A Nerd To Lunch Day Women Rock! Day Write To Congress Day 1521 – The Roman Catholic Church excommunicated Martin Luther 1777 – Washington defeated the British at the Battle of Princeton, NJ 1847 …

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January 2 in History

January 2 in Pop Culture History January 2nd is… National Buffet Day Cat’s Day (Happy Mew Year) Cream Puff Day 55 MPH Speed Limit Day National Personal Trainer Awareness Day National Science Fiction Day Swiss Cheese Day 1788 – Georgia became the 4th state to ratify U.S. constitution. 1818 – The British Institution of Civil …

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January 1 in History

January 1 in Pop Culture History January 1st is… Bloody Mary Day Ellis Island Day Hangover Day New Year’s Day (US Federal Holiday) Pet Travel Safety Day Universal Hour of Peace ( 11:30 PM December 31st until 12:30 AM January 1st) 4713 BC – Julian Calendar day #1, according to Joseph Justus Scaliger’s cycle of …

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Special Days in January

Special Holidays in January January is… Bath Safety Month Blood Donor Month Braille Literacy Month Brain Teaser Month Cervical Health Awareness Month Clean Up Your Computer Month Creativity Month Dry January Get Organized Month Hot Tea Month Hobby Month March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month Mentoring Month Oatmeal Month Polka Music Month Soup Month …

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December 31 in History

December 31 in Pop Culture History December 31st is… Make Up Your Mind Day Champagne Day New Years Eve Universal Hour of Peace ( 11:30 PM December 31st until 12:30 AM January 1st) 1600 – The British East India Company was chartered. It was the first global mega-corporation. 1805 – The ‘Calendar of Reason’ had …

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December 30 in History

December 30 in Pop Culture History December 30th is… Bacon Day Bicarbonate of Soda Day Only two Atlantic storms/hurricanes were ever observed to span two calendar years: Alice (Dec 30, 1954 – Jan 6, 1955) and, exactly 51 years later, Zeta (Dec 30, 2005 – Jan 7, 2006) 1903 – Iroquois Theatre Fire, Chicago, Illinois …

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December 29 in History

December 29 in Pop Culture History December 29th is… Pepper Pot Day Tick Tock Day Still Need to Do Day 1170 – Archbishop Thomas Becket was assassinated in Canterbury Cathedral by four knights under orders from King Henry II of England. 1851 – The first American YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) opened in Boston, Massachusetts. …

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