On Pearl Harbor Day, December 7 . . . We honor their memory . . . On December 7, 1941, the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, was attacked by Japanese planes. Nearly two hundred ships and aircraft were destroyed, including the U.S.S. Arizona. More than 2,300 Americans lost their lives. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that the U.S. had entered World War II. While addressing Congress, he uttered one of the most famous lines in U.S. history: "[December 7] is a date which will live in infamy."
Today is the Great American Smoke out And I want you to know you'll always have a special place in my heart Hopefully, in the non-smoking section. Under the sponsorship of the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout traditionally takes place on the third Thursday in November. As many as one-third of the nation's 46 million smokers could be taking the day off from smoking.
O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love in all thy sons command. With glowing hearts we see thee rise, The True North strong and free! From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. God keep our land glorious and free! O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. Happy Canada Day
December 22nd Christmas Tree Lights Day Honoring Thomas Edison, who created the first Christmas tree lights in 1882. You know, it's only fitting that Edison invented Christmas tree lights. It takes a genius to untangle them! Merry Christmas Tree Lights Day!
it's Word Vegetarian Day Keep lean, With a green and beta-carotene Cuisine, for protein, try soybean. October 1 World Vegetarian Day Celebrating vegetarianism's benefits to humans, animals, and our planet.
"The question is not when we came here but why our families came here. And what we did after we arrived." -- Former President Jimmy Carter Celebrate National Diversity Day. Our differences make us stronger!
On March 2nd was born Theodor Geisel, He wrote stories for kids that were nice-el. The two Brothers Grimm and Ol' Mother Goose, Had nothing on Geisel -- cuz he's Dr. Seuss. Have a fun one! Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated 44 children's books, including The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Green Eggs and Ham. Most of his tales featured bizarre creatures and rhyming text.
Johnny Appleseed Day March 11 Celebrate with an apple . . . or two. Born John Chapman in 1774, Johnny Appleseed was a pioneer and conservationist who introduced the apple to parts of the Midwest. He was also a roving philanthropist -- he traveled the country giving away clothes, land, horses and trees.
Attention, Men! This is your final warning! Tomorrow is Valentine's Day! Please respond within the next 24 hours with flowers,candy,gifts, and romance novel hero-quality behavior. A Public Service Announcement for all men who are currently in (and wish to remain in) a relationship.
"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.
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
March 19 is Act Happy Day. Join the celebration -- ACT HAPPY! Act Happy Day was founded by Dr. Dale Anderson, who prescribes fun and creative method-acting techniques to unlock a person's ability to become "high on life."
It's Temporary Insanity Day! Do something crazy! (Just keep it legal. After all, if we were really insane, today would be just an ordinary day.) On this day in 1859, the defense of "temporary insanity" was first successfully pleaded in a U.S. court of law.