September 25 in Pop Culture History

September 25 in Pop Culture History Today is 9 months after Christmas. And 3 months before Christmas. 1954 – #1 Hit September 25, 1954 – November 5, 1954: Rosemary Clooney – Hey There 1957 – United States Troops were called to escort nine Black students to the all-white Little Rock Central High School in Little […]

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September 24 in Pop Culture History

September 24 in Pop Culture History 1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed. 1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk. 1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan. 1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted […]

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September 23 in Pop Culture History

September 23 in Pop Culture History <a href=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/rHXIlXsCxT8″>Keystone Cops</a> 1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta 1642 – Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class. 1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune. 1913 – Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer’s […]

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September 22 in Pop Culture History

September 22 in Pop Culture History 1776 – Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy for the colonies during the Revolutionary War. In fairness to the British, this war hero was spying on them. 1789 – The U.S. Post Office was established by congress. 1911 – Pitcher Cy Young beat Pittsburgh 1-0 […]

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September 21 in Pop Culture History

September 21 in Pop Culture History 1776 – Nathan Hale was captured by the British and accused of spying. 1897 – The New York Sun published it’s editorial – Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. 1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published 1938 – Great Hurricane of 1938, New England Coast […]

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September 20 in Pop Culture History

September 20 in Pop Culture History 1498 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Nankaido, Japan 1960 – The Flintstones debuted on ABC 1969 – #1 Hit September 20, 1969 – October 17, 1969: The Archies – Sugar, Sugar 1973 – An estimated 90 million people watched ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’ Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in […]

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September 19 in Pop Culture History

September 19 in Pop Culture History 1876 – Melville Bissell patented the first carpet sweeper. 1921 – The greatest rainfall recorded in United States history during 18 consecutive hours (measured at an unofficial weather-monitoring site) fell at Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, 36.40 inches fell from a Hurricane. 1928 – Mickey Mouse’s first screen appearance – […]

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September 18 in Pop Culture History

September 18 in Pop Culture History 844 (Earthquake) Damasus, Syria 1793 – George Washington layed the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C. 1848 – Baseball rulet a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner 1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves […]

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September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History 1303 (Earthquake) China 1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland. 1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton! 1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned. 1908 […]

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September 16 in Pop Culture History

September 16 in Pop Culture History 1620 – The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims. 1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston. 1908 – William C. Durant. founded General Motors. 1953 – 20th Century-Fox released The Robe, using its new wide-screen stereophonic film process. 1964 – Shindig […]

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September 15 in Pop Culture History

September 15 in Pop Culture History 1949 – The Lone Ranger premiered on ABC-TV, starring Clayton Moore. 1959 – Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. for an unprecedented visit. 1962 – #1 Hit September 15, 1962 – October 19, 1962: The Four Seasons – Sherry 1963 – A church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killed […]

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September 14 in Pop Culture History

September 14 in Pop Culture History 1752 – Yesterday was September 2nd, in Great Britain and the American Colonies, but with the switchover from the Julian to Gregorian calendar, it became September 14 in all of western civilization. 1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner which later became the United State’s national […]

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September 12 in Pop Culture History – National Chocolate Milkshake Day

September 12 in Pop Culture History 1609 – Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River. 1910 – Alice Stebbin Wells was hired as America’s first actual female police officer, in Los Angeles. 1940 – The Lascaux Cave Paintings, about 17,300 year old, were found in southwestern France. 1952 – The Flatwoods Monster was […]

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September 11 in Pop Culture History

September 11 in Pop Culture History 1950 – Dick Tracy debuted on ABC. 1954 – The Miss America contest was aired for the first time on television, hosted by Bob Russell. Lee Meriwether, was crowned Miss America 1955. 1959 – Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for Americans in need. 1961 – World Wildlife […]

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September 10 in Pop Culture History

September 10 in Pop Culture History 1608 – James Smith was elected President of Jamestown colony (in Virginia) 1913 – The Lincoln Highway opened as the first coast-to-coast paved U.S. Highway. 1919 – Florida Keys Hurricane 1945 – Mike the Headless chicken survived his pre-meal beheading, living another year and a half without a head. […]

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September 9 in Pop Culture History

September 9 in Pop Culture History 1543 – Mary Stuart, nine months old, was crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling. 1776 – The Continental Congress officially named its new union of sovereign states ‘The United States.’ 1789 – The Bill of Rights was approved by the United States House of […]

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September 8 in Pop Culture History

September 8 in Pop Culture History 1504 – Michelangelo’s David was unveiled in Piazza della Signoria in Florence. 1860 – The steamship Lady Elgin sank in Lake Michigan, killing nealy 300. 1888 – The body of Jack the Ripper’s second murder victim, Annie Chapman, was found in London. 1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance was […]

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September 7 in Pop Culture History

September 7 in Pop Culture History 1251 BC – A solar eclipse marked the birth of legendary man-god Hercules. 1800 – The Zion AME Church was founded. 1895 – The first game of rugby league football was played, in England. 1901 – The Boxer Rebellion in Qing dynasty China officially ended with the signing of […]

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September 6 in Pop Culture History

September 6 in Pop Culture History 1620 – The Pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America. 1837 – Oberlin Collegiate Institute became the first college to grant women equal status. 1866 – Frederick Douglass was the first US black delegate to a national political convention. 1901 – Leon Czolgosz […]

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National Bring Your Manners To Work Day

The first Friday of September is National Bring Your Manners To Work Day. This day is dedicated to reminding people to be considerate and polite with their co-workers How many of these issues happen at your place of work? Favoritism?Stolen lunches?Inappropriate clothing?Inappropriate language?‘Borrowed’ office supplies?Are the boundaries of personal space and items respected?Gossip? Who has […]

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September 4 in Pop Culture History

September 4 in Pop Culture History 1682 – English astronomer Edmund Halley discovered the comet now named after him. 1781 – The city of Los Angeles was founded. 1833 – Barney Flaherty (age 10) was hired by the new York Sun as America’s first newsboy. 1888 – George Eastman patented his 1st roll-film camera and […]

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September 3 in Pop Culture History

September 3 in Pop Culture History 1189 – Richard The Lion-Hearted was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey. 1192 – King Richard settled a peace with Muslim general Saladin, allowing Christian pilgrims and merchants access to Muslim-held Jerusalem. 1752 – September 3-13 never happened for many, thanks to Great Britain adaopting the Gergorian calander. […]

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September 2 in Pop Culture History

September 2 in Pop Culture History 44 BC – Cicero started the first of his Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. 1192 – The Treaty of Jaffa was signed between Richard I of England and Saladin, leading to the end of the Third Crusade. 1666 – The Great Fire of London destroyed more than 13,000 […]

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September is National Milkshake Month!

September is National Milkshake Month! ~ Milkshake Trivia & History ~ The basic ingredients for a milkshake include milk, ice cream, and flavoring. Bandleader Fred Waring financed the invention by Frederick Jacob Osius, and later marketed the Miracle Mixer and Waring Blendor (note the spelling) in 1937, making milkshakes available in many homes, in addition […]

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September 1 in Pop Culture History

September 1 in Pop Culture History 1651 – Robinson Crusoe, a fictional character, began on his first sea voyage, from Hull to London. 1661 – In the first official well-known Yacht Race, England’s King Charles lost to his brother, James. 1752 – “Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof” The Liberty […]

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September 19 is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, So Here Are Some Pirate Jokes!

“A pirate with no p… is irate!” (PCM) International Talk Like a Pirate Day is celebrated every September 19. It was created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), who decided that on September 19 every year that everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. Getting humor columnist… Read More