Friday, September 21st, 2012 by Mike McKay
Posted in 101 Gold's Posts
It was certainly top of mind when a newspaper editor wrote a famous response to a young reader. And one of our own makes history.
Friday, September 21st, the 265th day of 2012
Today is Observe the Speed Limit Day, a day to slow down and see if you can drive legally for 24 hours, and then declare yourself a Law-Abiding Citizen.
Today is Throw Away Something Day. Or give away something if you prefer. It’s a good day to reduce the clutter in your life.
Today is World Gratitude Day.
1897: The New York Sun ran its famous editorial that declared, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”
1981: The U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first female justice on the Supreme Court.
2004: Yusuf Islam, was taken off a London-to-Washington United Airlines flight because his name had appeared on a government “no-fly” list. Yusuf was much better known to his fans as Cat Stevens.