Archive for June 29th, 2009

Holiday Reminder: US Independence Day

Monday, June 29th, 2009

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Holiday Reminder:
America’s Birthday / US Independence Day / July 4th will be celebrated this Saturday, 07/04!

Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day 2009 (06/29)

Monday, June 29th, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 29 : 05 days to July 4th

Did you know that there are 31 cities in America with the word “eagle” — a national symbol of the United States — in their name, including Eagle Pass, Texas (population 26,401)?

Did you know that twelve places are named for Independence, including Independence, Missouri (population 109,400)?

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Independence Day Day (07/04)! So stop by again tomorrow.


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Did You Know? Countdown to July 2009 (06/29)

Monday, June 29th, 2009

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

June 29 : 02 days to July

Did you know that on July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved?

Also on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart (born July 24) and her airplane were lost in Pacific Ocean. Other famous historical events in July include Astronaut Neil Armstrong becoming the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969; the invention of the ice cream cone during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis on July 23, 1904; and the first telephone conversation, which occurred between New York and San Francisco on July 29, 1914.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the month of July! So stop by again tomorrow.

Sources: Daily Holidays on the Net, Holidaypedia: July

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(June 29) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Please Take My Children to Work Day

Monday, June 29th, 2009


Please Take My Children to Work Day
Sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet as you send the little ones out the door today. All day!

 

 

 

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