ON THIS DAY: July 3, 2016

July 3rd is:


Disobedience Day

Stay Out of the Sun Day

Plastic Bag Free Day

National Chocolate Wafer Day

National Holidays Around the Worldinternational Flags

Armenia – Vardavar

Belarus – Independence Day

Myanmar – Women’s Day

U.S. Virgin Islands – Emancipation Day

On This Day in HISTORY

1608 – The city of Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain

1790 – The marquis of Condorcet proposes granting civil rights to French women

1863 – Third and final day of battle at Gettysburg. Total Union losses: 23,000 killed, wounded, or missing in action. Confederate losses: 3,903 dead, 18,735 injured, and 5,425 missing – more than a third of Lee’s army

1883 –  German-language writer Franz Kafka is born in Prague

1880 – Science begins publication, principally funded by Thomas Edison

1967 – The Doors release “Light My Fire” – Jim Morrison dies on this day in 1971

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1984 – U.S. Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women members

1996 – The Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland


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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