ON THIS DAY: June 28, 2016

June 28th is:Paul Bunyan and Blue

Paul Bunyan Day

Tapioca Day

Data Privacy Day

International Body Piercing Day


National Holidays Around the World

international Flags

Bosnia and Herzegovina – St. Vitus Day

Serbia – St. Vitus Day

Ukraine – Constitution Day


On This Day in HISTORY

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1712 – Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau is born

1838 – Queen Victoria crowned in Westminster Abbey

1846 – Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone

1859 – First dog show held in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England

1894 – Labor Day becomes an American national holiday

1914 – Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria assassinated 

1919 – Treaty of Versailles signed ending World War I exactly five years after it began

1952 – Nelson Mandela and other anti-Apartheid leaders jailed in South Africa

1976 – The first women enter the U.S. Air Force Academy

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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