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Different Colored Eyes Day celebrates people whose irises are different colours. Eye colour is controlled by...
Do you remember Etch a Sketch? If you spent many happy hours drawing pictures on the screen then magically removing them using the plastic slider, you'll...
Buttery, nutty ans sweet, pecan pie is considered a staple of traditional Southern U.S. cuisine. Why not celebrate this delicious dessert by making a pecan pie...
England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife).
Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne Protestant victory in Ireland
US forces led by Gen. Hull invade Canada (War of 1812).
Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33› per hour).
US Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island abandoned
Yankee Allie Reynolds no hits Indians 1-0
1st President to fly in helicopter - Dwight Eisenhower
Cosmonaut Popovich in space 1st time 2 manned craft in space
5th Mayor's Trophy Game Mets beat Yanks 4-0
Sao Tom‚ e Pr¡ncipe gains independence from Portugal (Nat'l Day).
Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is.) gains independence from Britain.
Geraldine Ferraro NY became 1st woman major-party VP candidate
Drs discover a cancerous growth in Pres Reagan's large intestine
Julius C‘sar, born B.C. - Roman Emperor
Josiah Wedgewood, English pottery designer, manufacturer.
Henry David Thoreau, Naturalist-author in Concord Mass
Sir William Osler, Canadian physician, teacher, author.
George Eastman, invented Kodak camera in Waterville NY
Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers
R Buckminster Fuller, architect (invented geodesic dome)
Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth) (Nobel 1971).
Milton Berle, (Uncle Miltie-Mr Television)