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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/25/23 – ISAAC NEWTON DAY!

On Christmas Day, 1642, the world received the gift of science for Christmas when a man was born who would not only make groundbreaking scientific discoveries in mathematics and physics, but who also laid down the laws for the Scientific Method that transformed every science, and so we celebrate NATIONAL ISAAC NEWTON DAY! His hometown

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/16/23 – MAYFLOWER DAY!

On September 16, 1620, a ship set sail from Plymouth, England. On board were 102 men, women and children, pilgrims to an unknown New World, mostly English Separatists and Puritans, which makes today NATIONAL MAYFLOWER DAY! We can thank the Mayflower for America’s Puritan streak, best described by H.L. Menken as “the haunting fear that

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/13/23 – ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY!

It is the most widely spoken language on the planet, with China having the most people who speak it, followed by India, the United States and… oh right, England, the original reason we celebrate NATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY! Officially called a “West Germanic” language, English originated as an Anglo-Saxon tongue in England in early Medieval times,

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