Bow down before your masters, human underlings! Today Is Respect Your Cat Day! March 28th Respect Your Cat Day On this day in 1384, England's King Richard II issued an edict forbidding the consumption of cats.
It's World Smile Day! Today, everyone deserves a smile. World Smile Day Harvey Ball, creator of the smiley face, also had the idea for World Smile DayR, when he thought that we should all devote one day each year to smiles and kind acts throughout the world.
Celebrate the life of a true American hero, Susan B. Anthony, on her birthday . . . February 15 Raised in New York, Susan B. Anthony spent part of her twenties teaching at a Quaker seminary. After the Civil War, she became a passionate leader for the women's suffrage movement. And, in 1866, she co-founded the American Equal Rights Association. Over a century later, Anthony became the first woman depicted on U.S. currency.
"We, the peoples of the United Nations . . . reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal right of men and women and of nations large and small." Charter of the United Nations (June 1945) Join us . . . Human Rights Day December 10 About Human Rights Day: In the words of the United Nations general assembly resolution, human rights education is designed to be "a life-long process by which people at all levels of development and in all strata of society learn respect for the dignity of others and the means of ensuring that respect in all societies." Human rights education is intended to encourage fundamental freedoms for all people. On this day -- and every day.
Ladies and Gentlemen... Start your shopping spree! It's Black Friday -- Happy Busiest-Shopping-Day-of-the-Year! The day after Thanksgiving is considered the start of the holiday shopping season. It is widely believed the term "Black Friday" refers to merchants being "in the black" due to increased sales.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. -- Susan B. Anthony Celebrate Women's Equality Day, August 26
A limerick for you on Limerick Day How many people, in your estimation, Would I send a card for no real occasion? The sum would be few, But I'm glad to know you, One of my favorites in the whole nation! Happy Limerick Day!