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February...This Day in History

JANUARY 1st

National Bath Safety Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Braille Literacy Month
National Hobby Month
Hot Tea Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Soup Month

New Year's Day

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Emma M. Nutt becomes the first woman telephone operator. (1878)
The ball was first dropped at Times Square in New York City. (1908)

BORN ON THIS DAY:
1735- Paul Revere, Revolutionary War.
1752- Betsy Ross, designed first U.S.flag
1895- J. Edgar Hoover, FBI Director
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Re: January...This Day in History...1st

I am going to try and keep up with this all season and I may have to restart this thread after the website upgrade or not. We will have to wait and see on that one.
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JANUARY 2nd

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Run up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day

Famous Birthdays:
1920- Isaac Asimov, Science Fiction Writer
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January 3rd

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Festival of Sleep Day
Fruitcake Toss Day
Humiliation Day
Construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge (1870)

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1892- J.R.R. Tolkien, Author of "Lord of the Rings"
1950- Victoria Principal, Actress
1956- Mel Gibson, actor, director
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January 4th

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Trivia Day

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1937- Dyan Cannon, Actress
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January 5th

2nd Week of January is Letter Writing Week

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
National Bird Day

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1946- Diane Keaton, Actress
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January 6th

FLOWER OF THE MONTH:
Carnation
Snowdrop

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Samuel Morse demonstrates the telegraph (1838)
Feast of the Epiphany - Three Kings Day
Bean Day
Cuddle Up Day

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1412- Joan of Arc
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January 7th

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Old Rock Day
Astronomer Galileo Galilei discovers four of Jupiters moons. (1610)

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1800- Millard Fillmore, 13th President, (1850-1853)
1948- Kenny Loggins, Singer/Songwriter
1948- Katie Couric, Today Show host
1964- Nicolas Cage, Actor
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January 8th

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
Bubble Bath Day
Male Watcher's Day

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS:
1935- Elvis Presley, King of Rock 'n Roll
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We're gonna have an Elvis Presley impersonator at work Thursday. He's one of the therapists at work and they say he does a really good job, I know the residents enjoy it.
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Just popping in to say I, also, love this idea. :-)
Smoke 'em if ya got 'em!

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david bowie and soupy sales were born on the 8th
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On This Day: January 9

On Jan. 9, 2007, Steven P. Jobs introduced Apple’s long-awaited entry into the cellphone world, the iPhone.

On Jan. 9, 1913, Richard Milhous Nixon, the first American president to resign from office following his involvement in the Watergate scandal, was born. Following his death on April 22, 1994, his obituary appeared in The Times.

1788 Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1861 Mississippi seceded from the Union.
1968 The Surveyor 7 space probe made a soft landing on the moon. It was the last of America's unmanned explorations of the lunar surface.
1972 Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes said a purported authorized biography of him by Clifford Irving was a fake.
1987 The White House released a memorandum prepared for President Ronald Reagan in January 1986 that showed a definite link between U.S. arms sales to Iran and the release of American hostages in Lebanon.
2001 Apple Computer Inc. introduced its iTunes music management software at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco.
2005 Mahmoud Abbas was elected Palestinian Authority president by a landslide.
2006 "The Phantom of the Opera" became the longest-running show in Broadway history, surpassing "Cats," which ran for 7,485 performances.
2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone.
2009 The Illinois House voted to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (The Democratic governor was removed from office by the state Senate later in the month.)

Birthdays
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Britain's Prince William, turns 32 years old today.
Actor J.K. Simmons turns 59 years old today.
1928 Judith Krantz, Author, turns 86
1934 Bart Starr, Football Hall of Famer, turns 80
1935 Dick Enberg, Sportscaster, turns 79
1941 Joan Baez, Folk singer, turns 73
1944 Jimmy Page, Rock musician (Led Zeppelin), turns 70
1950 David Johansen, Rock singer (New York Dolls, "Buster Poindexter"), turns 64
1951 Crystal Gayle, Country singer, turns 63
1956 Imelda Staunton, Actress, turns 58
1965 Joely Richardson, Actress, turns 49
1978 Chad Johnson, Football player, turns 36
1978 A.J. Mclean, Singer (Backstreet Boys), turns 36
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Rachael J wrote:On This Day: January 9
1788 Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

My home state... I remember the ratification like it was yesterday. ;) :lol:
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HiddenHollow wrote:
Rachael J wrote:On This Day: January 9
1788 Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

My home state... I remember the ratification like it was yesterday. ;) :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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