On This Day: June 20, 2016

HAPPY SUMMER SOLSTICE!

JUNE is Dairy Month in the United States –Maori art sun-moon - small
today is Ice Cream Soda Day

It’s also American Eagle Day, International Surfing Day,
Ride to Work Day, World Humanist Day, and World Refugee Day




INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS:international Flags

Argentina – National Flag Day

 Cyprus – Pentecost Monday

 Greece – Holy Spirit Monday

 India – Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Romania – Descent of the Holy Spirit

 Trinidad and Tobago – Labor Day (observed)

 Ukraine – Orthodox Pentecost Monday



On this day in U.S. History:

  • 1782 – Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States
  • 1863 – West Virginia enters the Union
  • 1941 – Ford signs first contract with autoworkers’ union
  • 1963 – United States and Soviet Union establish a “hot line”
  • 1975 – The movie Jaws was first released

About wordcloud9

Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 45 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband and a bewildered Border Collie.
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