On This Day


APRIL 1, 2020

Today is:

Edible Book Day — Make a book out of food and dig in!

National Walking Day — Lace up and go for a walk for at least 30 minutes

National One Cent Day — Fish around in your pocket and celebrate the humble penny!


Happy Birthday!

OTTO VON BISMARCK (1815-1898) — Chancellor of the German Empire
LON CHANEY (1883-1930) — American silent Horror film actor
SAMUEL ALITO, JR. (1950) — Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court
RACHEL MADDOW (1973) — American journalist & political commentator


1789 – The US House of Representatives meets for the first time in New York City, electing Representative  Frederick Muhlenberg (PA) as Speaker.
1891 – The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois
1960 Dr. Marten’s releases its fist boots, the Model 1460.
1970 – President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, requiring the Surgeon General’s warnings on tobacco products and banning cigarette advertising on television and radio in the United States.
2004 – Google first makes Gmail accessible to the public.

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