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Garfield The Cat Day is celebrated annually on 19th June. The day is set aside to honour all things related to the ginger feline. Garfield was famously created...
Whether you enjoy your Martini shaken, not stirred, like James Bond, with an olive or as part of a more extravagant cocktail, Martini Day is a great excuse to...
Since 2008, World Sickle Cell Awareness Day has been held annually, in order to help increase public...
Juneteenth commemorates the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
If you’re tired of keeping your feet in stuffy shoes and need an excuse to expose those toes, Flip-Flop Day may just be the answer. People have been wearing...
Take it easy; relax, go for a stroll and enjoy some valuable 'me time' on Sauntering Day - a day which encourages you to slow down and enjoy the world around...
BC Eratosthenes estimates circumference of earth
English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC
146 English people imprisoned in Black Hole of Calcutta
Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge
1st baseball game-NY Nines 23 Knickerbockers 1 (Hoboken - NJ)
Mexican Emperor Maximilian executed - Mexican republic restored
Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio
Father's Day celebrated for 1st time in Spokane Wash
After WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles & surnames They took the name Windsor
1st photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created
1st TV sports spectacular - Joe Louis vs Billy Conn
1st plane to exceed 600 mph - Albert Boyd Muroc Ca
Julius & Ethel Rosenberg executed at Sing Sing Prison Ossining NY (Julius takes 3 tries - Ethel 5)
US Supreme Court struck down a provision in Md's constitution requiring state office holders to belief in existence of God
Charter members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame chosen
Valentina Tereshkova 1st woman in space returns to earth
Civil Rights Act of 1964 survived an 83-day filibuster in Senate
A Nikolayev and V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9
Pete Rose & Willie Davis both get career hit # 2000
US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from earth
Red Sox set record of 16 HRs in 3 games All against Yanks
Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cent bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint
Boeing Coml Chinook two-rotor helicopter gets certified
European Space Agency's Ariane carries two satellites into orbit
Artificial heart recipient Murray P Haydon died in Louisville Ky
Len Bias 1st pick of Celtics suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure
Wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends
James VI, of Scotland (1567-1625)/James I of England (1603-25)
Blaise Pascal, mathematician, physicist, religious writer
Henry Louis Gehrig Yankees,"Iron Horse"
Osamu Dazai, Japanese novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
Alan Cranston, (Seb-D-CA) Pres candidate
Aage N. Bohr, Danish physicist, studied atomic nucleus (Nobel 1975)
Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers)
Viktor I. Patsayev, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
Kathleen Turner, (Peggy Sue got Married)