Archive for May 30th, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to June 2009 (05/30)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of June

May 30 : 02 days till June

Did you know that June is the first month of the summer season?

The summer solstice, which officially kicks off the hot days of summer, falls on June 21st in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, June 21st is the start of the winter solstice. The solstices are reversed on December 21st.

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(May 30) Today we're celebrating . . .  Loomis Day

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Loomis Day
Pay tribute to the inventor of wireless telegraphy, Mahlom Loomis, a Washington DC dentist, who received his patent for wire-free telegraphing on May 30, 1872.




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