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Ever wish there was more than one day a year where you could take all the conventions of proper dress and...
Give yourself a second chance on Mulligan Day. Whether it is a former relationship with a friend or loved one, an old hobby that you abandoned or a past...
Contrary to its name, Bridge Day is not actually a celebration of bridges themselves, but a celebration instead of the world of BASE jumpers. These adrenaline...
International Sloth Day is about learning to be as cool as a cucumber from the sloths of the world, and...
A holiday sure to appeal to some people more than others, Spreadsheet Day commemorates the date that VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet program for personal...
Sometimes you just need a sweet, and Valentine ’s Day only comes once a year. What’s a body to do? Well, you celebrate the Sweetest Day of course! Like...
Poverty has many faces, whether it be starving children in Africa or India or whether it be a struggling...
Columbus sights the isle of San Salvador
new royal charter for Massachusetts now including Maine Plymouth.
British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY
Knickerbocker Engine Co Number 5 organized
Gustav Kirchoff discoverer of the laws of spectroscopy dies.
Ohio national guard kills 3 lynchers while rescuing a black man.
Sutro railroad sold to Robert F. Morrow for $215 000.
Bank of Italy (Bank of America) opens its doors.
Al Capone convicted of tax evasion sentenced to 11 years in prison
Albert Einstein arrives in the US a refugee from Nazi Germany.
1st American destroyer torpedoed in WW2 the Kearny off Iceland
Juan Peron becomes dictator of Argentina.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visits White House.
French author Albert Camus awarded Nobel Prize in Literature.
Yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship
1st time Islanders shut-out - 5-0 vs Penguins
The Arab oil embargo begins. It will last until March 1974.
West German commandos storm hijacked Lufthansa in Mogadishu Somalia free all 86 hostages aboard & killing three of the four hijackers.
Canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament.
Islanders start 23 undefeated games at home streak (15-0-8)
Yanks win 22nd World Championship capping their great comeback year
Mother Teresa of India was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
US Senate approved immigration bill prohibiting hiring of illegal aliens & offered amnesty to illegals who entered prior to 1982.
1st World Series game in a covered stadium (Minnesota Metrodome).
Alexandrine-Pieternella Tinne, explored the White Nile
Arthur Miller, playwright (Death of a Salesman, The Crucible)
Rita Hayworth, in NY (Alzheimer victim)
Beverly Garland, in Santa Cruz California
Jimmy Breslin, newspaperman & raconteur
William A. Anders, astronaut (Apollo 8)
Robert 'Evel' Knievel, motorcycle daredevil
Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
Charles A. Ingene, macromarketing researcher
Margot Kidder, in Yellowknife - Lois Lane