March 2, 2017 is World Book Day, which is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books, and most importantly, it’s a celebration of reading! It's never too late to learn to read!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habits Tip of the Day for March 14, which is National Potato Chip Day, is some tips on Snack Substitutions that might be better options than grabbing that bag of chips or cookies! Planning 2 to 3 snacks per day is a healthy diet habit, that will allow you to keep your hunger, and blood sugar under control, and your metabolism working well.
This Day in History
1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin
1870 - California legislature approves act making Golden Gate Park possible
1889 - German Ferdinand von Zeppelin patents his Navigable Balloon
1903 – The Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is established by US President Theodore Roosevelt as the 1st national bird reservation
1913 - John D Rockefeller gives $100 million to Rockefeller Foundation
1936 - 1st magazine of the US government, the Federal Register, debuts
1950 - FBI's, 10 Most Wanted Fugitives program begins
1967 – The body of US President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery
1990 - Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress
This Day in Music
1958 - The first ever Gold Record is awarded for sales of a million copies to Perry Como for Catch A Falling Star
1972 - Carole King's Tapestry album takes Album of The Year at the Grammy Awards
1972 - Carly Simon wins for best new artist at the Grammy Awards
1979 - Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive hits #1
1980 - Quincy Jones is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1989 - Debbie Gibson's Lost in Your Eyes hits #1
2005 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Percy Sledge, The O'Jays, U2, Buddy Guy, and The Pretenders
2011 Neil Diamond is finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Leon Russell
The song above is called Wildfire, by Michael Martin Murphey, born on this day in 1945.
This Day in Sports
1969 - Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
1976 - Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
1978 - NFL permanently adds 7th official, a side judge
1987 - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt
1991 - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning of Canada
1993 - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)
1997 - The 67th James E Sullivan Award is awarded to Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
annis Domini (adverb)
1. (of multiple years or of a date range) Taking place a specifed number of years following the assumed birth of Jesus Christ.
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