Tag Archives: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

ON THIS DAY: November 14, 2017

November 14th is World Diabetes Day * Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day Pickle Appreciation Day Spicy Guacamole Day Operating Room Nurse Day National Speakers Association Spirit Day * __________________________________________________ MORE! Leopold Mozart, Veronica Lake and Franklin Roosevelt , click

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ON THIS DAY: April 8, 2017

April 8th is Draw A Bird Day * Dog Fighting Awareness Day * Empanada Day International Roma Day * Slow Art Day * Zoo Lovers Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Barbara Bodichon, “Yip” Harburg and Barbara Kingsolver, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 30, 2017

January 30th is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day * Croissant Day Street Children Day * Inspire Your Heart with Art Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE! William Shakespeare, Barbara Tuchman and Eleanor Smeal, click

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First Read of a Literary Blockbuster

  The worst years of the Great Depression were 1932 and 1933. In 1932, the Gross National Product fell a record 13.4%  and unemployment rose to 23.6%. FDR was elected in 1932, and took office in March 1933. He worked … Continue reading

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73 Years Ago Today: Memories of my cousin, Jimmy Gates

By: Chuck Stanley I remember where I was and what I was doing shortly after one o’clock in the afternoon on December 7, 1941. My dad called me in to where he and a couple of his friends were sitting … Continue reading

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