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Fun Things about January 15

Posted by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 1:43 AM
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Top Rated TV Shows January 15, 1995:

ER
Seinfeld
Home Improvement
Grace Under Fire
Movie-Presumed Innocent



Word of the Day:



xylography (\zye-LAH-gruh-fee\)
the art of making engravings on wood especially for printing


Flower of the Day: Marigold

Beauty Marigold Flower 2



Born on this day:

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Chad Lowe, Char, Mario Van Peebles,  Lloyd Bridges, Ronnie Van Zant, Martha Davis, Gene Krupa,


Stuff that happened on this day in history:

1870 A cartoon by Thomas Nast titled "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion" appeared in "Harper's Weekly." The cartoon used the donkey to symbolize the Democratic Party for the first time

1892 In Springfield, Massachusetts, "Triangle" magazine published the rules for a new game that started by attaching peach baskets to a suspended board. Today it is known as basketball.

1943 The Pentagon was dedicated as the world's largest office building just outside Washington, DC, in Arlington, VA. The structure covers 34 acres of land and has 17 miles of corridors

1952 Harry S Truman became the first U.S. President to use radio and television to give his farewell as he left office

1967 The Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl (Cheeseheads Unite!)

1974 The first epsode of Happy Days aired

1986 President Reagan signed legislation making Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a national holiday to be celebrated on the third Monday of January.

1998 Denzel Washington received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


Observances for today:

National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

Religious Freedom Day

Humanitarian Day

National Hat Day

World Religion Day



Observances for this week:

National Vocation Awareness Week  9-15

National Soccer Coaches Week 11-15

Cuckoo Dancing Week 11-17


See more about January HERE

* information is compiled from various websites.

by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 1:43 AM
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Flaca43
by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 4:57 AM
Nice! Thank you for sharing!
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by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:05 AM
I loved the show ER!
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