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Interesting facts, strange holidays and event that you could never have imagined exist.
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You know you've always wanted to let your inner milliner shine and what better way to do so than celebrating Make a Hat Day? This is the day when anyone and...
International Dot Day is staged to encourage people of all ages to harness their creativity. The inspiration...
Being prepared to deal with an emergency is important for anyone and this is what Get Ready Day is all about. It is staged each year as a way of encouraging...
On 15th September we celebrate Greenpeace Day, so this is the time to release your inner activist and get passionate about the environment. The now...
Up until the 20th century, hats played an incredibly important role in fashion and attire - arguably much more so than today. In the 19th century, felt was a...

History Facts:

15-09-1776 British forces occupy NYC during the American Revolution
15-09-1789 Dept of Foreign Affairs renamed the Dept of State
15-09-1821 Costa Rica El Salvador Guatamala Honduras & Nicaragua gain independ
15-09-1894 Japan defeats China in Battle of Ping Yang.
15-09-1917 Russia was proclaimed a republic by Alexander Kerensky
15-09-1935 Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of citizenship and made the swastika the official symbol of Nazi Germany.
15-09-1937 WPA extends the L-Taraval streetcar to the Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)
15-09-1940 Tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II RAF beats Luftwaffe.
15-09-1940 3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw. 14 Columbus 2).
15-09-1947 1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested Columbus Oh
15-09-1947 Yanks clinch pennant #15
15-09-1950 During Korean conflict UN forces land at Inchon in the south
15-09-1950 Yankee Johnny Mize hits 3 homers (6th time he has done that)
15-09-1957 Bachelor Father with John Forsythe premiers
15-09-1957 SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game.
15-09-1959 Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit
15-09-1963 4 children killed in bombing of a black Baptist church in Birmingham
15-09-1965 Lost in Space premiers
15-09-1966 Gemini XI returns to Earth
15-09-1976 Soyuz 22 carries two cosmonauts into earth orbit for 8 days.
15-09-1978 Yanks beat Boston 4-0 Guidry wins # 22 Yanks lead 2 1/2 games
15-09-1981 Intl Peace Day
15-09-1984 Morocco Showcase opens

Famous Birthdays:

15-09-1789 James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major American novelist (Prairie)
15-09-1830 Porfirio D¡az, soldier, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
15-09-1857 William Howard Taft, (R), 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice in Cin
15-09-1876 Bruno Walter, conductor
15-09-1881 Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti, car builder
15-09-1890 Dame Agatha Christie, mystery writer (Murder on the Orient Express)
15-09-1894 Jean Renoir, cineaste (Grand Illusion)
15-09-1899 Milton Eisenhower, Dwight's brother
15-09-1903 Roy Acuff, country & western singer
15-09-1904 Umberto II, king of Italy (1946)
15-09-1906 Kathryn Murray, in New Jersey
15-09-1908 Penny Singleton
15-09-1913 John Mitchell, attorney general who went to jail
15-09-1914 Creighton Abrams, Army general
15-09-1922 Jackie Cooper, Actor
15-09-1924 Bobby Short, singer, pianist
15-09-1927 Norm Crosby, Comedian
15-09-1929 Murray Gell-Mann, physicist who predicted quarks
15-09-1938 Gaylord Perry, baseball player
15-09-1941 Miroslaw Hermaszewski, 1st Polish space traveler (Soyuz 30)
15-09-1946 Tommy Lee Jones, Actor
15-09-1946 Oliver Stone, Director
15-09-1961 Dan Marino, (Dolphin QB)
15-09-1984 Prince Henry, of Wales