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July 19th

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July 19th

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. – Henry Ford TODAY – JULY 19th 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) with 165 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Daiquiri Day ~ Stick Out Your Tongue Day ~ National Flitch Day (day for awarding a flitch of bacon (the side cut of the pig) to any married couple who could prove they lived in harmony and fidelity for the past year; very few took home the bacon) ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON...

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July 18th

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Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it. – Salma Hayek TODAY – JULY 18th 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) with 166 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Caviar Day ~ Nelson Mandela International Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1913 Red Skelton, Vincennes, Indiana, comedian (Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the Freeloader) 1918 Nelson Mandela, Union of South Africa, President of South Africa from 1994-1999...

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July 17th

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If you want to test your memory,try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. – E. Joseph Cossman TODAY – JULY 17th 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) with 167 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ International Firgun Day ~ National Peach Ice Cream Day ~ World Day for International Justice ~ World Emoji Day ~ Yellow Pig Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1674 Isaac Watts, English hymnwriter (Father of English Hymnody, 650 hymns including Joy to the...

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July 16th

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in jokes and trivia, July | 0 comments

All that we behold is full of blessings. – William Wordsworth TODAY – JULY 16th 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) with days 168 to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Corn Fritters Day ~ Fresh Spinach Day ~ Holocaust Memorial Day in France ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1872 Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer (led Antarctic expedition to discover South Pole) 1907 Barbara Stanwyck, Brooklyn, New York, actress (Night Nurse, Union Pacific, The Lady Eve, The Big...

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July 12th

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in jokes and trivia, July | 0 comments

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. – Martha Washington TODAY – JULY 12th 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) with 172 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Pecan Pie Day ~ Different Colored Eyes Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1817 Henry David Thoreau, Concord, Massachusetts, writer and philosopher (Walden, or Life in the Woods) 1854 George Eastman, Waterville, New York, inventor and...

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July 11th

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in jokes and trivia, July | 0 comments

May you live all the days of your life. – Jonathan Swift TODAY – JULY 11th 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) with 173 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Cheer up the Lonely Day ~ National Blueberry Muffin Day ~ National Mojito Day ~ World Population Day ~ Free Slurpee Day (At participating stores of the 7-Eleven chain in North America between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.) ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1767 John Quincy Adams, Quincy, Maine, 6th President (D)...

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July 10th

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in jokes and trivia, July | 0 comments

It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. – Ann Landers TODAY – JULY 10th 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) with 174 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Clerihew Day (a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley) ~ Don’t Step on a Bee Day ~ National Piña Colada Day ~ Nikola Tesla Day ~ Teddy Bear Picnic Day ~ Wyoming Statehood Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*...

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July 9th

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 in jokes and trivia, July | 0 comments

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. – Winston Churchill TODAY – JULY 9th 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) with 175 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Sugar Cookie Day ~ Constitution Day in Australia ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1819 Elias Howe, Spencer, Massachusetts, inventor (sewing machine pioneer) 1901 Dame Barbara Cartland, English author (romantic novels) 1911 John A. Wheeler, Jacksonville, Florida, physicist...

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July 5th

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018 in July | 0 comments

Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character. – George Santayana TODAY – JULY 5th 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) with 179 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Apple Turnover Day ~ National Work-a-holics Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1794 Reverend Sylvester Graham, Suffield, Connecticut, Presbyterian minister and advocate of dietary reform, “father of graham crackers” (invented Graham bread, proponent of vegetarianism) 1801...

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July 4th

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July 4th

“The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.” ― Thomas Paine TODAY – JULY 4th 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) with 180 days follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Independence Day (U.S.) ~ National Caesar Salad Day ~ National Barbecued Spareribs Day ~ National Country Music Day ~ Sidewalk Egg Frying Day ~ National Hot Dog Month ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1804 Nathaniel Hawthorne, Salem, Massachusetts, author (The House of the Seven Gables,...

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