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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...
British forces occupy NYC during the American Revolution
Dept of Foreign Affairs renamed the Dept of State
Costa Rica El Salvador Guatamala Honduras & Nicaragua gain independ
Japan defeats China in Battle of Ping Yang.
Russia was proclaimed a republic by Alexander Kerensky
Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of citizenship and made the swastika the official symbol of Nazi Germany.
WPA extends the L-Taraval streetcar to the Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)
Tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II RAF beats Luftwaffe.
3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw. 14 Columbus 2).
1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested Columbus Oh
During Korean conflict UN forces land at Inchon in the south
Yankee Johnny Mize hits 3 homers (6th time he has done that)
Bachelor Father with John Forsythe premiers
SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game.
Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit
4 children killed in bombing of a black Baptist church in Birmingham
Soyuz 22 carries two cosmonauts into earth orbit for 8 days.
Yanks beat Boston 4-0 Guidry wins # 22 Yanks lead 2 1/2 games
James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major American novelist (Prairie)
Porfirio D¡az, soldier, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
William Howard Taft, (R), 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice in Cin
Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti, car builder
Dame Agatha Christie, mystery writer (Murder on the Orient Express)
John Mitchell, attorney general who went to jail
Murray Gell-Mann, physicist who predicted quarks
Miroslaw Hermaszewski, 1st Polish space traveler (Soyuz 30)