National Scarf Day

National Scarf Day

National Scarf Day National Scarf Day was founded by Echo New York, a widely known scarf brand, on September 27, 2018, in honor of the beauty and power of scarves. Over the years, Echo flourished as a brand and has successfully made a name for itself in the industry of fashion by creating gorgeous, intricately designed scarves. But where did it all begin? The founders of Echo, Edgar and Therese Hymann, actually began the business on their wedding day. When they went to get their marriage license at City Hall, they decided to incorporate their business while they were there. […]

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National Shamu The Whale Day

National Shamu The Whale Day

National Shamu the Whale Day National Shamu the Whale Day is a holiday dedicated to Shamu, the first female killer whale to perform at SeaWorld San Diego in the late 1960s. When she died in 1971, SeaWorld trademarked the name “Shamu” and it has since been used as a stage name for different orcas at various times during SeaWorld Shamu the Whale shows. Everyone loved Shamu and kept going back to watch her perform, but not a lot of people knew about how SeaWorld truly treated her, as well as those that followed after her. The name Shamu represents all […]

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National Tune-Up Day

National Tune-Up Day

National Tune-Up Day Have you checked your home’s heating and cooling system this year? If not, then it’s time to get tuning because today is National Tune-Up Day! Let’s prepare ourselves for winter and make sure others do so, too! National Tune-Up Day was founded by HomeServe USA, a company that provides home emergency repair services, to serve as a yearly reminder to all homeowners to get their heating and cooling systems cleaned and tuned-up to prevent any heating issues when the cooler temperatures arrive. These annual tune-ups will help keep your HVAC system running smoothly, and save you from […]

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Dogs in Politics Day

Dogs in Politics Day

Dogs in Politics Day Dogs in Politics Day, also known as National Checkers Day, began on September 23rd, 1952 when former President Richard Nixon delivered a televised and radio broadcast speech refuting the charges that he had taken campaign funds and spent them on personal expenses. In his speech, which was later dubbed as the Checkers Speech, he said that his family was gifted a black and white cocker spaniel named Checkers and regardless of what people thought, they were going to keep it. The “Checkers Speech” had an estimated 60 million viewers and listeners, and everyone responded positively. That […]

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Did you know that a reindeer’s eyes change color in the winter?

Did you know that a reindeer’s eyes change color in the winter?

Reindeer Eyes Turn Blue In The Winter Reindeer don’t fly, but they do sometimes have red noses. These animals are part of the deer family, or Cervidae, which includes deer, elk, moose, and wapiti. Like others in their family, reindeers have long legs, hooves, and antlers. Reindeer are also called caribou, depending on their location. They are called reindeer in Europe, but in North America, reindeer refers to Eurasian populations, and caribou refers to wild populations in North America, according to the San Diego Zoo. Reindeer also often refers to domesticated animals, while caribou refers to wild populations. More Facts About […]

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Elephant Appreciation Day

Elephant Appreciation Day

Elephant Appreciation Day Elephant Appreciation Day was created by a graphics and publishing company called Mission Media in 1996. It all started when the owner of the company, Wayne Hepburn, received an elephant paperweight as a gift from his daughter. He became fascinated with the animals and decided to dedicate a special day just for them. Despite the simple back story, the holiday is officially recognized and observed across the nation. Today, let’s all take part in the celebration and appreciate the existence of these gentle giants!   Why Are Elephants So Important? 1. They fight climate change Did you […]

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