October 20 in Pop Culture History

October 20 in Pop Culture History 1720 – Caribbean pirate Calico Jack Rackham, one of the first pirates to use the “Jolly Roger”, was captured by the Royal Navy. 1803 – The United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. 1818 – The Convention of 1818 was signed between the US and the UK which settled […]

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October 20 in Pop Culture History

October 20 in Pop Culture History 1720 – Caribbean pirate Calico Jack Rackham, one of the first pirates to use the “Jolly Roger”, was captured by the Royal Navy. 1803 – The United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. 1818 – The Convention of 1818 was signed between the US and the UK which settled […]

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October 18 in Pop Culture History

October 18 in Pop Culture History 1386 – The University of Heidelberg opened. 1851 – Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick was first published as ‘The Whale.’ 1867 – “Seward’s Folly” United States took possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. 1898 – The United States took possession of Puerto Rico from Spain. 1922 […]

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October 18 in Pop Culture History

October 18 in Pop Culture History 1386 – The University of Heidelberg opened. 1851 – Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick was first published as ‘The Whale.’ 1867 – “Seward’s Folly” United States took possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. 1898 – The United States took possession of Puerto Rico from Spain. 1922 […]

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It’s National Mulligan Day! Who Doesn’t Need A “Do-Over” From Time To Time?

  (PCM) Each year, Mulligan Day is celebrated on October 17 and for those that may not be familiar with the term “mulligan”, it is a word that is used in the sport of golf to describe a player getting a second chance to perform a move or action. In fact, we are willing to […]

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It’s National Mulligan Day! Who Doesn’t Need A “Do-Over” From Time To Time?

  (PCM) Each year, Mulligan Day is celebrated on October 17 and for those that may not be familiar with the term “mulligan”, it is a word that is used in the sport of golf to describe a player getting a second chance to perform a move or action. In fact, we are willing to […]

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October 17 in Pop Culture History

October 17 in Pop Culture History 1091 – The London Tornado of 1091 destroyed many buildings, and killed two people. 1860 – First Open (Golf) Championship (referred to in the US as the British Open). 1919 – Radio Corporation of America (RCA) incorporated. 1931 – Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion. 1956 – […]

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October 17 in Pop Culture History

October 17 in Pop Culture History 1091 – The London Tornado of 1091 destroyed many buildings, and killed two people. 1860 – First Open (Golf) Championship (referred to in the US as the British Open). 1919 – Radio Corporation of America (RCA) incorporated. 1931 – Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion. 1956 – […]

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October 16 in Pop Culture History

October 16 in Pop Culture History On October 16, 1958 Patricia Bay Haroski (an employee of State Farm Insurance Company) registered Boss’s Day with US Chamber of Commerce. Haroski chose the date because it was the date of her boss’s birthday who was also her father. 1793 – Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, was […]

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October 16 in Pop Culture History

October 16 in Pop Culture History On October 16, 1958 Patricia Bay Haroski (an employee of State Farm Insurance Company) registered Boss’s Day with US Chamber of Commerce. Haroski chose the date because it was the date of her boss’s birthday who was also her father. 1793 – Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, was […]

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Celebrate National Grouch Day!

(PCM) National Grouch Day is celebrated annually on October 15 and is a day for celebrating and letting loose the inner grouch that can live within us all! According to the dictionary a grouch is a habitually irritable or complaining person and most grouchy people are at their happiest when others around them can share in […]

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Celebrate National Grouch Day!

(PCM) National Grouch Day is celebrated annually on October 15 and is a day for celebrating and letting loose the inner grouch that can live within us all! According to the dictionary a grouch is a habitually irritable or complaining person and most grouchy people are at their happiest when others around them can share in […]

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October 15 in Pop Culture History

October 15 in Pop Culture History On October 15, 1964 Congress resolved that October 15 would be proclaimed White Cane Safety Day. President Lyndon Johnson immediately made a proclamation sealing this as an official day to recognize the advancements and achievements of blind individuals. It is called White Cane Safety Day because the white cane […]

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October 15 in Pop Culture History

October 15 in Pop Culture History On October 15, 1964 Congress resolved that October 15 would be proclaimed White Cane Safety Day. President Lyndon Johnson immediately made a proclamation sealing this as an official day to recognize the advancements and achievements of blind individuals. It is called White Cane Safety Day because the white cane […]

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October 15 in Pop Culture History

October 15 in Pop Culture History On October 15, 1964 Congress resolved that October 15 would be proclaimed White Cane Safety Day. President Lyndon Johnson immediately made a proclamation sealing this as an official day to recognize the advancements and achievements of blind individuals. It is called White Cane Safety Day because the white cane […]

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Christopher Columbus Day

The first celebration of Columbus Day took place in New York City on October 12, 1866. Since 1970, the holiday has been celebrated on the second Monday in October. San Francisco holds the nation’s oldest continuously existing celebration with their Italian-American community’s annual Columbus Day Parade, which was established in 1868. Despite the negative publicity […]

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Christopher Columbus Day

The first celebration of Columbus Day took place in New York City on October 12, 1866. Since 1970, the holiday has been celebrated on the second Monday in October. San Francisco holds the nation’s oldest continuously existing celebration with their Italian-American community’s annual Columbus Day Parade, which was established in 1868. Despite the negative publicity […]

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October 14 in Pop Culture History

October 14 in Pop Culture History 1926 – Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne, was first published. 1881 – Eyemouth Windstorm Disaster, Scotland 1908 – The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, winning the World Series. 1912 – Former President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt, was shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank. […]

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October 14 in Pop Culture History

October 14 in Pop Culture History 1926 – Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne, was first published. 1881 – Eyemouth Windstorm Disaster, Scotland 1908 – The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, winning the World Series. 1912 – Former President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt, was shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank. […]

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October 13 in Pop Culture History

October 13 in Pop Culture History 1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy, almost 25 million light years away, was discovered by Charles Messier. 1775 – The United States Continental Congress ordered the establishment of the Continental Navy (later renamed the United States Navy). 1843 – B’nai B’rith was founded in New York City. 1917 – The […]

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October 13 in Pop Culture History

October 13 in Pop Culture History 1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy, almost 25 million light years away, was discovered by Charles Messier. 1775 – The United States Continental Congress ordered the establishment of the Continental Navy (later renamed the United States Navy). 1843 – B’nai B’rith was founded in New York City. 1917 – The […]

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October 11 in Pop Culture History

October 11 in Pop Culture History 1138 (Earthquake) Aleppo, Syria 1811 -The Juliana, began operation as the first steam-powered ferry service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey. 1852 – The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, opened. 1890 – The Daughters of the American Revolution were founded, in Washington, DC. 1958 […]

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October 11 in Pop Culture History

October 11 in Pop Culture History 1138 (Earthquake) Aleppo, Syria 1811 -The Juliana, began operation as the first steam-powered ferry service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey. 1852 – The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, opened. 1890 – The Daughters of the American Revolution were founded, in Washington, DC. 1958 […]

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October 10 in Pop Culture History

October 10 in Pop Culture History 1780 – The Great Hurricane of 1780 killed 20,000 to 30,000 people in the Caribbean region. 1845 – In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (now the United States Naval Academy) opened. 1871 – The Great Chicago Fire finally dissipated. 1871 – Tau Epsilon Phi was founded at Columbia University […]

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October 10 in Pop Culture History

October 10 in Pop Culture History 1780 – The Great Hurricane of 1780 killed 20,000 to 30,000 people in the Caribbean region. 1845 – In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (now the United States Naval Academy) opened. 1871 – The Great Chicago Fire finally dissipated. 1871 – Tau Epsilon Phi was founded at Columbia University […]

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