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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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

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

January 11 in History

January 11 in Pop Culture History January 11th is… Arkansas Day Hot Toddy Day Human Trafficking Awareness Day Milk Day Secret Pal Day Sketchnote Day Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day 1693 (Earthquake) Sicily, Italy 1908 – The Grand Canyon National Monument was created. 1922 – Leonard Thompson (1908-35) was the first ...
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January 10 in History

January 10 in Pop Culture History January 10th is… Bittersweet Chocolate Day Cut Your Energy Costs Day Houseplant Appreciation Day Oysters Rockefeller Day Poetry at Work Day National Save the Eagles Day 1776 – Common Sense by Thomas Paine was published. 1863 – London’s Metropolitan, the world’s first underground passenger railway, opened. 1870 – John ...
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January 9 in History

January 9 in Pop Culture History January 9th is… National Apricot Day Australian Shepherd Day National Balloon Ascension Day Cassoulet Day International Choreographers Day Clean Off Your Desk Day National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Static Electricity Day 1693 (Earthquake) Sicily, Italy 1788 – Connecticut became the 5th state 1793 – Jean Pierre Blanchard made the ...
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January 8 in History

January 8 in Pop Culture History January 8th is… Argyle Day Bubble Bath Day Earth’s Rotation Day English Toffee Day JoyGerm Day Man Watcher’s Day Labrador Retriever Day Winter Skin Relief Day 1780 (Earthquake) Tabriz, Iran 1790 – George Washington gave the first ‘State of the Union’ message, urging the opening of the US Patent ...
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January 7 in History

January 7 in Pop Culture History January 7th is… Alaskan Malamute Day National Bobblehead Day Fruitcake Toss Day Harlem Globetrotter’s Day Old Rock Day Pass Gas Day National Tempura Day 1608 – Fire destroyed the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia 1714 – The world’s first patent (#395) for a “Machine for Transcribing Letters” was granted in ...
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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 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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