Why Nuts!!

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National Strawberry Parfait Day - Point me in the right direction!!






National Catfish Day - The only time I ever saw a catfish is when my cat had her paw in the aquarium!!

Pet Drive-in Mini Movie

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You never knew what place you were going to be in or what you were going to eat when you watched 'Parts Unknown' (Could that be a double entendre?) Anthony Bourdain, chef and TV personality, was born on this day.

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(In the "They don't make names like these anymore!" Department) Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat Lothar at Fontenay

1767​

​​Mexican Indians riot as Jesuit priests are ordered home
1857Gustave Flaubert goes on trial for public immorality regarding his novel, Madame Bovary

1864


Union troops surrounding Petersburg, Virginia, begin building a mine tunnel underneath the Confederate lines
1868Congress enacts legislation granting an eight-hour day to workers employed by the federal government
1903Marie Curie announces her discovery of radium
1946Ho Chi Minh travels to France for talks on Vietnamese independence

1948


(In the "How to be a 'Richard'" Department) The Soviet Union tightens its blockade of Berlin by intercepting river barges heading for the city

1950


(In the "I predict this will be over quickly!" Department) North Korea invades South Korea, beginning the Korean War
1962(In the "Thank God!" Department) The Supreme Court bans official prayers in public schools
1973White House Counsel John Dean admits President Richard Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up

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