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TODAY IS APRIL 16, 2020!

APRIL 16, 2020

Today is:


Day of the Mushroom — A day to recognize those edible fungi that are great eaten plain, stuffed, or on your pizza.

National High Five Day — Raise those hands and smack em together!

National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day — Let’s be honest here, who isn’t nowadays if we’re all working from home?

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

WILBUR WRIGHT (1867-1912) — American inventor.  With brother Orville, half of the famed Wright Brothers.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN (1889-1977) — English actor, director, screenwriter, & producer.  Most famous for playing “The Little Tramp” in silent comedy shorts.
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR  (1947) — American Hall of Fame basketball player and actor.
BILL BELICHICK (1952) — American football head coach (New England Patriots).  Winner of six Super Bowls and third on the all time wins list.
MARTIN LAWRENCE (1965) — American actor, comedian, & television show host (Bad Boys, Martin, House Party).

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

1547 BC – The Battle of Megiddo, the first battle in history recorded in what is considered reliable detail.
1910 – The oldest, still active, multi-purpose sports arena in the world, The Boston (now Matthews) Arena is opened.
1963 – Martin Luther King, Jr. writes his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” while incarcerated for protesting against segregation.

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