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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/26/23 – JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY!

John Chapman doesn’t ring a bell with most people outside the Chapman family, but mention apple seeds and hard cider, and you’ll know why we celebrate NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY Born on September 26, 1774, in Leominster, Massachusetts, John Chapman became an American legend in his own lifetime as Johnny Appleseed, pioneer apple nurseryman and serial planter of […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/19/23 – MAX FLEISCHER DAY!

He invented the Rotoscope for integrating cartoons and live footage, and came up with the follow-the-bouncing-ball technique, but his greatest contributions to American culture were cartoon characters, making today NATIONAL MAX FLEISCHER DAY! What would America be without Popeye the Sailor man, Betty Boop, Koko the Clown and Fitz the Dog? A poorer place is

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