ON THIS DAY; June 26, 2016

June 26th is

Chocolate Pudding

America’s Kids Day

Beautician’s Day

National Canoe Day

Chocolate Pudding Day

Same Sex Marriage Day


NATIONAL HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Azerbajian – Armed Forces Dayinternational Flags

Fiji – National Sports Day

Haiti – Father’s Day

Madagascar – Independence Day

Romania – Flag Day

Somalia – Independence of British Somaliland



On This Day in HISTORY

  • 1284 – The Pied Piper lures 130 children away from Hamelin
  • 1483 – Richard III takes the English throne
  • 1498 – The toothbrush was invented in China
  • 1721 – Dr. Zabdiel Boyston gives first smallpox inoculations in America
  • 1819 – W.K. Clarkson Jr. gets a patent for a velocipede, the first U.S. bicycle
  • 1896 – Vitascope Hall, the first U.S. movie theater, opens in New Orleans
  • 1925 – Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush premieres in Hollywood.
  • 1945 – United Nations Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco
  • 1997 – J.K. Rowlings “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” published in U.K.

The Pied Piper


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

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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One Response to ON THIS DAY; June 26, 2016

  1. wordcloud9 says:

    I was so surprised to discover that famous poem, “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” was based on a real historical figure.

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