Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Also on This Day: August 22

Also on this day...
National Be an Angel Day
National Tooth Fairy Day
National Bao (hot Asian buns) Day

St. Columba is said to have encountered the Loch Ness monster in 565.

President Theodore Roosevelt rode in a car in 1902.  This was the first time that a sitting U.S. president made a public appearance in an automobile.

Claude Debussy was born in 1862, and Jacques Lipchitz - sculptor - was born in 1891.  Giada De Laurentiis was born in 1970.

Feast of Mary, Queen of Heaven

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Solar Eclipse

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Also on This Day: August 19

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Ezequiel Moreno y Diaz - Patron of Cancer Patients
Feast of St. Sebald - Patron Against Cold and Cold Weather - many miracles were attributed to him, including turning icicles into firewood

World Humanitarian Day
National Potato Day

Orville Wright was born in 1871, and Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was born in 1883.  Odgen Nash was born in 1902.

Honey Bee Day

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Also on This Day: August 18

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga - Patron of Poor People, Street Children, and Social Workers

National Bad Poetry Day
National Ice Cream Pie Day
National Men's Grooming Day

Meriwether Lewis was born in 1774, and Marshall Field was born in 1834.  Anna Archer was born in 1859, and Shelley Winters was born in 1920.

Virginia Dare

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Also on This Day: August 17

Also on this day...
National #2 Pencil Day
National Vanilla Custard Day
National Thrift Shop Day

Davy Crockett was born in 1786, and Samuel Goldwyn was born in 1879.

Mae West

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Also on This Day: August 15

Also on this day...
National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
National Relaxation Day

Edna Ferber was born in 1885, and Bill Baird was born in 1904.  Julia Child was born in 1912, and Tom Colicchio was born in 1962.