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Three epochs in human travel
This Day in History


Every day is the anniversary of important events of the past.

Are you curious to know what events are associated with this day in history? Any of these links will tell you.

Then there are less serious events such as the Banana Split Festival in Wilmington, Ohio, the Battle Creek Cereal Festival with World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, Michigan, and hosts of special themes for days, weeks, and months such as Pi Day, Left-Handers’ Day, National Spumoni Day, Be Kind to Lawyers Day, National Ground Water Awareness Week, Bank Teller Appreciation Week, Accordion Awareness Month, California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month, Cell Phone Courtesy Month, and Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month. There are lots more in the following lists:

Finally, Wikipedia has a list of lists of just about any kind of holiday you can think of.


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