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July 9th

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July 9th

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 8th

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July 8th

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. – George Iles TODAY – JULY 8th 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) with 176 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Chocolate with Almonds Day ~ National Freezer Pop Day ~ National SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* TODAY IN BIRTHDAYS: 1831 John S. Pemberton, Knoxville, Georgia, pharmacist, invented Coca-Cola in 1885 (Originally meant as a cure for headaches) 1838 Ferdinand von Zeppelin,...

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July 7th

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July 7th

Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never. – Winston Churchill TODAY – JULY 7th 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) with 177 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Dive Bar Day ~ National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day ~ National Macaroni Day ~ National Strawberry Sundae Day ~ World Chocolate Day ~ National Cell Phone Courtesy Month ~ National Picnic Month ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1861 Nettie Maria Stevens, Cavendish, Vermont, cell biologist and...

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July 6th

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July 6th

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Christopher Columbus TODAY – JULY 6th 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) with 178 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ International Kissing Day ~ Old Albums Are Frisbees Day ~ National Fried Chicken Day ~ National Hand Roll Day (sushi) ~ National Baked Bean Month ~ National Culinary Arts Month ~ National Hot Dog Month ~ National Ice Cream Month ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE:...

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July 5th

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July 5th

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 Bikini Day ~ National Graham Cracker Day ~ National Hawaii Day ~ National Workaholics Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1794 Reverend Sylvester Graham, Suffield, Connecticut, Presbyterian minister and advocate of dietary reform, “father of...

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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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July 3rd

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July 3rd

There is NO chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox TODAY – JULY 3rd 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) with 181 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Compliment Your Mirror Day ~ Disobedience Day ~ National Chocolate Wafer Day ~ National Eat Your Beans Day ~ National Fried Clam Day ~ Stay out of the Sun Day ~ “Dog Days” of summer begin (July 3 to August 11) ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE:...

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July 2nd

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July 2nd

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed. – Josh Billings TODAY – JULY 2nd 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) with 182 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Anisette Day ~ National I Forgot Day ~ World UFO Day ~ National Anti-Boredom Month ~ National Blueberry Month ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1908 Thurgood Marshall, Baltimore, Maryland, 96th justice of U.S. Supreme Court (argued more cases before Supreme Court than anyone else in history)...

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July 1st

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July 1st

“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ― John G. Diefenbaker TODAY – JULY 1st 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) with 183 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Canada Day ~ National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day ~ National Gingersnap Day ~ National Postal Worker Day ~ National U.S. Postage...

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June 30th

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June 30th

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. – Henry Ford TODAY – JUNE 30th 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) with 184 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Mai Tai Day ~ National Meteor Day ~ Social Media Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1899 Harry Shields, New Orleans, Louisiana, jazz clarinetist 1917 Susan Hayward, Brooklyn, New York, actress (I Want To Live!, With A Song In My Heart, David & Bathsheba) 1917 Lena Horne, Brooklyn, New...

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