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1

Respect for Parents Day

Polish Resistance Launched Uprising (1944)

2

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

MacKenzie's Grave Became National Site (1999)

3

Friendship Day

National Watermelon Day

Columbus Set Sail (1492)

4

Canada Entered First World War (1914)

Nazis Arrested Anne Frank & Family (1944)

5

Work Like a Dog Day

Electric Traffic Lights First Installed (1914)

Ballet Dancer Betty Oliphant's Birthday (1918)

Neil Armstrong's Birthday (1930)

6

Wiggle Your Toes Day

Alexander Fleming's Birthday (1881)

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

Sonic Boom Smashed Kelowna Windows (1969)

7

First Pictures of Earth Taken from Space (1959)

Around the World in Six Days (1982)

Lynne Cox Swam Bering Strait (1987)

8

Great Train Robbery Thieves Stole $6M (1963)

First Canadian Turtle Derby (1972)

U.S. Burger Giant Bought Tim Horton's (1995)

9

Book Lovers Day

International Day of World's Indigenous People

Jesse Owens Won Four Olympic Gold Medals (1936)

10

Lazy Day

Smithsonian Institution Opened (1846)

Bell Made First Long Distance Call (1876)

Canada Got Its Own Bill of Rights (1960)

11

Martian Moon Phobos Discovered (1677)

Inmates Arrived at Alcatraz (1934)

12

International Youth Day

Tyrannosaurus Sue Discovered (1990)

Baseball Strike Halted Expos Team (1994)

13

International Left-Hander's Day

Abolitionist Lucy Stone's Birthday (1818)

First Two-Way Satellite Conversation (1948)

Causeway Linked Cape Breton from Mainland (1980)

14

Japan Surrendered (1945)

The Great 2003 North American Blackout (2003)

15

Panama Canal Opened (1914)

Woodstock Music & Art Fair Opened (1969)

New Solar System Discovered (2001)

16

National Tell a Joke Day

Bathysphere Reached Record Depth (1934)

17

Davy Crockett's Birthday (1786)

Klondike Gold Rush Began (1896)

Churchill, Roosevelt, and King Met in Quebec (1943)

18

King Kong Premiered (1933)

Wizard of Oz Premiered (1939)

Dempsters Highway Opened Road Across Arctic (1979)

19

Snuffleupagus's Birthday

Adolf Hitler Elected Fuhrer (1934)

20

National Radio Day

Tiger Woods Won Third Major Golf Title of the Year (2000)

21

Mona Lisa Stolen (1911)

Figure Skater Josée Chouinard's Birthday (1969)

22

National Tooth Fairy Day

23

International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition

Tennis Player Patricia Hy-Boulais' Birthday (1965)

24

Mount Vesuvius Erupted (79)

First Swimmer Crossed the English Channel (1875)

René Lévesque's Birthday (1922)

25

New Orleans Founded by French (1718)

Tennis Player Althea Gibson's Birthday (1927)

Earth Photographed from the Moon (1966)

26

National Dog Day

Charles Lindbergh Died (1974)

27

Mother Teresa's Birthday (1910)

28

Paul Anka Hit the Top of the Charts (1957)

MLK Gave "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

29

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

Astronaut Chris Hatfield's Birthday (1959)

Singer Amanda Marshall's Birthday (1972)

30

Cleopatra Committed Suicide (30 BC)

Toasted Marshmallow Day

Mary Shelley's Birthday (1797)

31

International Blog Day

Zoologist Helen Irene Battle's Birthday (1903)

Princess Diana Died (1997)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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