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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/13/24 – LAFAYETTE DAY!

“Lafayette, we are here,” said General John Pershing when the American Expeditionary Force landed in France during World War 1. He was referring to a 140 year-old debt to France for the services of one of their generals, who we salute on NATIONAL LAFAYETTE DAY! Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette, better […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/12/24 – SUPERMAN DAY!

Employing the cleverest of disguises, horn-rimmed glasses and mild manners, Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent always seems to disappear whenever there’s a big story to report, so let’s leave him out of NATIONAL SUPERMAN DAY! The Man of Steel has been patrolling the skies since 1938, when DC Comics unveiled the creation of Jerry Siegel

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/10/24 – WASHINGTON, D.C. DAY!

America was still brand new and operating out of its temporary capital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while the new Federal Capital was being built, and on June 10, 1793, it officially superseded Philly as our nations’s capital on NATIONAL WASHINGTON, D.C. DAY! The States of Maryland and Virginia had donated the land straddling the Potomac River

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/8/24 – FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DAY!

Which one gets you, Falling Waters? The Guggenheim Museum? Johnson Wax headquarters? The Rookery? Today we honor America’s greatest architect on NATIONAL FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DAY! They laughed when he announced he had designed an earthquake-proof  building. That is, until his Imperial Hotel was the only large building in Tokyo still standing after the Great

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