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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 1/19/24 – EDGAR ALLAN POE DAY!

Once upon a midnight dreary in Boston Massachusetts, actress Elizabeth Poe went into labor, and on January 19, 1809, America’s favorite Dark Traveler was born, and so we celebrate NATIONAL EDGAR ALLAN POE DAY! When Edgar Poe was a year old, his actor father David Poe, Jr. abandoned his wife and 3 children, and their […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/10/23 – NAVAL SCHOOL DAY!

It’s a much better name than the Philadelphia Naval Asylum, where America’s future Naval Officers were trained until October 10, 1845, when the new Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Maryland, making today NATIONAL NAVAL SCHOOL DAY! Since renamed the United States Naval Academy and called “Annapolis” by most people, our world famous naval academy has

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