The week of July 4-10th is Freedom Week, a week designed to emphasize the teaching of the Country's origins with an emphasis on the founding documents - the Constitution.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Many people are afraid of "The Scale", the dreaded bathroom scale. It holds the keys to happiness for many of us! It holds great power over us and the thought of finding that the scale has secretly added a few extra pounds, is so overwhelming that we do not weigh!
Find out more about The Scale from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1099 - The siege of Jerusalem starts when 15,000 Christian soldiers march in a religious procession around the city as its Muslim defenders watch
1730 - More than 620 miles of Chile's coastline is damaged by a tsunami caused by a 8.7 magnitude earthquake
1775 - The Continental Congress of the Thirteen Colonies of North America sign the Olive Branch Petition
1776 - Church bells ring after John Nixon delivers the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence of the United States
1822 - The Chippewas turn over a large tract of land in Ontario to the UK
1874 - The Mounties begin their March West
1889 - The Wall Street Journal publishes their first issue
1932 - The Dow Jones Industrial Averages closes at 41.22 which is the lowest level during the Great Depression
1947 - Reports of a UFO crash landing in Roswell, New Mexico
1948 - The Women in the Air Force (WAF) program in the United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits
2011 - Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program
This Day in Music
1969 - Here Comes the Sun is released by The Beatles
1973 - Lean on Me by Bill Withers hits #1
1981 - Beauty and the Beat is the debut album released by the Go-Go's which reaches #1 on the US charts
1996 - Wannabe, the debut single by the Spice Girl is released in the UK going to #1
2016 - Mel B, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner of the Spice Girls announce they are forming a group called GEM (Song For Her video below)
This Day in Sports
1909 - The 1st pro baseball game is played under lights
1978 - Bjorn Borg of Sweden wins at Wimbledon against American Jimmy Connors - 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. The upper digestive tract (where food enters the body), especially the mouth and jaws of a ravenous creature. 2. Any great, insatiable or perilous opening.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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