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​​​​​​​National Filet Mignon Day - Where's the line!!

🐶Pet Drive-In Movie🐱

1860


'🎶Anything you can do I can do better🎶' Annie Oakley, sharpshooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, was born on this day. And...

1899


Gooodeveninnnng!! Alfred Hitchcock, movie director and creepy person and I'm just not talking about his movies, was born on this day.

Quote of the day

"My inventory is low. All the shelters are in the same boat, but people still want to adopt."


President Madeline Bernstein of the nonprofit Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles talking about some good news out of this pandemic. Seems pet adoptions are up so much that it is getting hard to find a rescue pet. During the pandemic and self-isolation, people are finding the contact and warmth they need that a pet brings.

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1521

Hernan Cortes captures the city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico, and sets it on fire

1680

​War starts when the Spanish are expelled from Santa Fe, New Mexico, by Indians under Chief Pope
1889The first coin-operated telephone is patented by William Gray
1892The first issue of the Afro American newspaper is published in Baltimore, Md.

1948


During the Berlin Airlift, the weather over Berlin becomes so stormy that American planes have their most difficult day landing supplies. They deem it ‘Black Friday’
1961Construction begins on Berlin Wall during the night
1963A 17 year-old Buddhist monk burns himself to death in Saigon, South Vietnam
1993US Court of Appeals rules Congress must save all emails

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