Independence

Birthday of Yang di-Pertua of Sabah in Malaysia Papua New Guinea Constitution Day Día de la Independencia (Independence Day) in Mexico Independence Day Papua New Guinea Malaysia Day Mayflower Day United States of America Ordino in Andorra Stepfamily Day Trail of Tears Commemoration Day International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer Owain Glyndwr Day (Wales)   […]

Farmers, Studebaker’s, And Nicaragua Independence

Finding of the True Cross in Greece San Jacinto Day in Nicaragua  Farmers’ Consumer Awareness Day! International Drive Your Studebaker Day   AND Cream Filled Donut Day! Related articles Studebaker Pickup Trucks (carlustblog.com) Colombia will do “everything in its capacity” to thwart Nicaragua’s “expansionist ambitions” (voxxi.com) Highlights of Our Trip to the Nicaragua Orphanage (theorphanedearring.com) […]

Ethiopian New Year

“The day is called Enkutatash, ‘gift of jewels.’ It is claimed that the Queen of Sheba was in fact an Ethiopian, and that when she returned from her visit to King Solomon—by all accounts an expensive venture—her chiefs welcomed her back by replenishing her treasury with enku, ‘jewels’. This spring* festival has been celebrated since very early times, […]

Ironically, Newspaper Carriers Day

Yes I am ! I will celebrate newspaper carriers on-line where they don’t have to carry anything to my front step for me to know what the news is. The truth is one of my dear family members was a newspaper carrier his whole life. He started when he was 15 and delivered newspapers for […]

Emma M. Nut Day

“Emma M. Nutt Day celebrates the first woman telephone operator in America.Emma Nutt became the first woman telephone operator on September 1, 1878. She loved the job, and worked at it for 33 years. This special day celebrates the world of telephone operators. It was a very important job for many decades. Today, the position has […]

Aug 31, 1959: Sandy Koufax strikes out 18

I’m not a baseball person, (I really only watch when my kids are playing) but this sounded impressive even to me! “On August 31, 1959, Brooklyn Dodgers left-hander Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 batters, setting a new National League record for most strikeouts in a single game. Sandy Koufax was a talented all-around athlete from […]

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day Among the good news today we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, acknowledging women’s right to vote, Cherry Popsicle day, Toilet paper day, and dog day. Related articles What is Women’s Equality Day? – National Women’s History Project (girlsplaybaseball.wordpress.com) Women’s Equality: The Battle Continues, The War Rages On. (definedontdefend.com) Everything’s Bigger […]

Fly your flag, whatever it may be.

Constitution Day in Georgia, Independence Day in the Ukraine, and National Flag Day in Kazakhstan & Liberia. Italy has two things to celebrate. “Maria Teresa de Filippis–the first woman ever to compete in Formula One racing–drives a Maserati in the Portuguese Grand Prix at Oporto on August 24, 1958.” ~History.com Mount Vesuvius Day, the anniversary of the eruption in 79 […]

Freed, freeing, Free

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition The fact that people were treated as property is nothing to celebrate. But we can celebrate that there were brave people who stood up to those injustices and worked towards making things right. Unfortunately, there is still today a market for humans. It’s […]