The Quote of the Day today is in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday day, back in 1929. In 2017, the U.S. Federal Holiday to celebrate his birthday is on January 16, 2017.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Holidays and Observances Recipe of the Day for January 15 is a Healthy Breakfast Casserole from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits in honor of January being "National Egg Month".
This Day in History
1863 - The Boston Morning Journal is the 1st US newspaper and is printed on wood-pulp paper
1889 - The Coca-Cola Company, is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia.
1919 - 2 million gallons of molasses flood Boston MA, drowning 21
1943 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia
1944 - European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany
1969 - Nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1973 - President Nixon suspends all US offensive action in N Vietnam
1975 - Space Mountain opens at Disneyland
1977 - The Coneheads debut on Saturday Night Live
2009 - US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into the Hudson River
shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All
passengers and crew members survive.
Our Dad, who was in the Army worked at the Pentagon, for four years. We lived in McLean Virginia, and then in Arlington, Virginia during that time. The Pentagon was one of the 9/11 Targets - in fact where the plane went through, was where my Dad's old office used to be.
This Day in Music
1961 - The Supremes signed with Motown Records
1966 - The Rolling Stones' December's Children album is certified gold
1971 - George Harrison's, My Sweet Lord is released
1972 - Don McLean's American Pie hits #1
1976 - Joe Walsh replaces Bernie Leadon on guitar for Eagles.
1977 - The Eagles' Hotel California album hits #1
1977 - Leo Sayer's You Make Me Feel Like Dancing hits #1
1981 - Stevie Wonder leads a rally in Washington to get Martin Luther King's birthday declared an official holiday. He performs his song "Happy Birthday," written for King, which becomes a rallying call for the movement.
The video above is Leo Sayer with the Muppets singing his #1 Hit, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing.
This Day in Sports
1942 - The Cubs, drop plans to install lights at Wrigley Field due to World War II
1967 - First Super Bowl - Green Bay Packers defeated Kansas City Chiefs 35-10