Monthly Archives: August 2019

ON THIS DAY: August 24, 2019

August 24th is Pluto Demoted Day * Sack Like a Visigoth Day * Strange Music Day * Vesuvius Day * William Wilberforce Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Sophie Brahe, George Stubbs and Edith Sampson, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 23, 2019

August 23rd is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition * Ride the Wind Day * Spongecake Day Valentino Day * ______________________________________ MORE! Nazik Al-Malaika, Frank Capra and Halimah Yacob, click

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Word Cloud: GOLDEN (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD A poet with an MBA from the Stanford Business School who became a Vice President at General Foods and marketed Kool-Aid? Doesn’t sound very promising, does it? Even more damning, he’s written literary criticism, in books and … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2019

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day Take Your Cat to the Vet Day _______________________________________ MORE! Dorothy Parker, Ray Bradbury and Althea Gibson, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 21, 2019

August 21st is Senior Citizens Day * National Spumoni Day Sweet Tea Day World P.O.E.T. Day (Aussie slang – Piss Off Early Today) _______________________________________ MORE! Nat Turner, Lili Boulanger and Count Basie, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 20, 2019

August 20th is Chocolate Pecan Pie Day National Lemonade Day * National Radio Day World Mosquito Day * _______________________________________ MORE! ‘Noni’ Jabavu, Akira Kurosawa and Connie Chung, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 19, 2019

August 19th is Coco Chanel Day * National Aviation Day * International Orangutan Day Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day World Humanitarian Day * World Photography Day _________________________________________ MORE! Mary Ellen Pleasant, Joaquim Nabuco and Patricia Scotland, click

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