TODAY IN HISTORY

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving.

December 9 In History

December 9 in Pop Culture History December 9th is… Christmas Card Day Opal Apples Day Pastry Day Techno Day Weary Willie Day National Christmas Card Day National Christmas Card Day is a holiday meant to help you get your holiday cards out on time. You can use it whenever you’d like to prepare for the

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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

As part of the seasonal calendar, November is the time of the ‘Snow Moon’ according to Pagan beliefs and the period described as the ‘Moon of the Falling Leaves’ by Black Elk.”.

Special Days In November

Special Days In November US Election Day is the second Tuesday in November (varies, November 2-8) This is not a holiday; though many government offices do close down on General Election Day, this day is a day of exercising the American Citizen’s right to vote and it is part of the integral running of The …

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The Big List of Knock Knock Jokes For National Knock-Knock Day!

The Big List of Knock Knock Jokes Knock, Knock… Who’s there? Robin Robin who? Robin you! Give me your wallet! Knock, Knock… Who’s there? Wanda Wanda who? Wanda come and hang out with me? Knock, Knock… Who’s there? Control Freak Cont… Ok, now you say ‘Control Freak’ who! Knock, Knock… Who’s there? Canoe. Canoe who? …

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October 31 in History

October 31 in History October 31st is… Girl Scout Founder’s Day Halloween Candy Apple Day Caramel Apple Day National Doorbell Day National Knock-Knock Jokes Day National Magic Day 683 – During the second Second Islamic Civil War and the Siege of Mecca, the Kaaba caught fire and burned down. 1517 – Martin Luther posted his …

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October 30 in History

October 30 in History October 30th is… Candy Corn Day Devil’s Night Haunted Refrigerator (Night) Mischief Night National Publicist Day National Speak Up for Service Day The night before Halloween (October 30) has long been referred to as either Devil’s Night or Mischief Night. It has been referenced for many years as a night where …

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October 29 in History

October 29 in History October 29th is… National Cat Day National Hermit Day Oatmeal Day Pit Bull Awareness Day World Stroke Day National Cat Day Everyone knows that the internet is obsessed with cats!  We adore looking at their adorable fuzzy little faces and seriously, who doesn’t love watching funny cat videos?  Cats have completely …

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October 28 in History

October 28 in History October 28th is… Chocolate Day National First Responders Day National Internal Medicine Day Plush Animal Lovers Day 1420 – Beijing became the officially designated the capital of the Ming dynasty in the same year that the Forbidden City, the seat of government, was completed. 1492 – Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba. 1636 …

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October 27 in History

October 27 in History October 27th is… National American Beer Day Black Cat Day National Civics Day Navy Day 312 – Constantine the Great saw the Vision of the Cross. “In this sign, you shall conquer” 1275 – Amsterdam, in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, was founded. 1904 – The first underground New York City …

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October 26 in History

October 26 in History October 26th is… National Day of the Deployed National Financial Crime Fighter Day National Mincemeat Day National Mule Day National Pumpkin Day National Tennessee Day 1774 – The first Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia. 1775 – King George III of Great Britain went before Parliament to declare the American colonies in …

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October 25 in History

October 25 in History October 25th is… Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day Greasy Food Day Sourest Day 1938 – Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounced swing music as “a degenerated musical system, turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people.” 1940 – Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. was named …

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October 24 in History

October 24 in History October 24th is… Bologna Day Food Day United Nations Day 1901 – Annie Edson Taylor, at age 63, became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. 1902 (Volcano Eruption) Santa María. 1926 – Harry Houdini’s last performance took place at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit. 1929 – …

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